Erica Peplin is a fiction writer and film critic from Grosse Pointe, Michigan. After receiving her B.A. in English Literature, she moved to New York and spent the next four years working in the advertising departments of CNN and The New York Times. In the spring of 2016, she quit her job and moved to Berlin to write full time. Her writing has appeared inMcSweeney’s, Cosmonauts Avenue, Shabby Doll House and The Brooklyn Rail. You can follow her @ericapeplin.