Libby Flores is a 2008 PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow. Her writing has appeared in The Kenyon Review, Gagosian Quarterly, American Short Fiction, Ploughshares, Post Road Magazine, Mc Sweeney’s, Tin House /The Open Bar, The Guardian, Paper Darts, and The Los Angeles Review of Books. She is the former Director of Literary Programs at PEN Center USA (now PEN America Los Angeles). In 2018 she directed the second annual Believer Festival in Las Vegas. She is the Associate Publisher at BOMB magazine. Libby holds an MFA in creative writing from Bennington College. She serves on the LitNet Steering Committee, and on the Periplus committee where she is a mentor. She lives in Brooklyn, but will always be a Texan. She is represented by Sarah Bowlin at Aevitas Creative Management.