Karissa Chen is the Senior Literature Editor. She is the author of the fiction chapbook, Of Birds and Lovers (Corgi Snorkel Press 2013). Her fiction and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including Guernica, PEN America, Gulf Coast, and The Toast. She is a Fulbright scholar, a Kundiman fellow, and a VONA/Voices fellow. She is also the co-founding editor at Some Call It Ballin', a sports literary journal. She received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and is currently working on a novel.