Lincoln Michel‘s fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, Granta, Tin House, NOON, Pushcart Prize anthology, and elsewhere. His essays and criticism have appeared in The New York TimesThe Believer, The Guardian, Buzzfeed, Vice, and elsewhere. He is the former editor-in-chief of electricliterature.com and a founding editor of Gigantic. He is the co-editor of Gigantic Worlds, an anthology of science flash fiction, and Tiny Crimes, an anthology of flash noir. His debut story collection, Upright Beasts, was published by Coffee House Press in 2015. He teaches fiction writing at Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University. He was born in Virginia and lives in Brooklyn. He tweets at @thelincoln.