Hannah Withers is a Portland writer and joke-teller weighing in at 5″2′ and six or so standard sandbags. She has an MFA from the University of Montana, and her work has been published at McSweeney’s, the Santa Clara Review, Barely South Review, The Believer, NPR, and The Kenyon Review. She’s been honorably mentioned by Glimmer Train for their Family Matters Contest (2013) and their Short Story Award for New Writers (2016), and was one of ten winners of McSweeney’s Annual Column Contest in 2013. She was a finalist for the 2016 Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction and a 2017 Tin House Summer Workshop Scholarship recipient. She’s currently working on a contemporary Western novel about women ruining the things they love.