Anya Ulinich is the author of two novels, Petropolis and Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel. Her stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times, Zoetrope: All-Story, n+1, and PEN America Journal. Ulinich holds an MFA from the University of California, Davis, and has taught writing at NYU and Gotham Writer’s Workshop. She lives in Brooklyn.