Rita Bullwinkel lives in Nashville, TN where she is a graduate fiction fellow at Vanderbilt University. Her writing has appeared in many places including NOON, Spork, The Atlas Review, The Fanzine, Everyday Genius, Deep South Magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, Heavy Feather Review , Paper Darts , Two Serious Ladies and the book Gigantic Worlds: An Anthology of Science Flash Fiction . She is a graduate of Brown University, a Vanderbilt Commons Writer in Residence, a Sewanee Writers' Conference Tennessee Williams Scholarship Award winner, and a Helene Wurlitzer Foundation grantee. Her story "Passing" was a finalist for The Conium Review 's Innovative Short Fiction Prize judged by Amelia Gray. To see where you can read more of Rita's work visit ritabullwinkel.com.