Thea Prieto’s writing has appeared in print or online at Poets & WritersLongreads, New Orleans ReviewEntropyYalobusha Review, and The Masters Review, among other journals. She is a recipient of the Laurels Award Fellowship, she was a finalist for Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers, and her novel-in-progress was a semifinalist in the William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition. She has edited for Counterpoint Press, Berkeley Fiction Review, and Portland Review, and she currently writes and edits for Propeller Magazine, The Gravity of the Thing, and Oregon Music News. She teaches creative writing and publishing at Portland State University, where she earned her MFA in creative writing.