Ivy Pochoda is the author of the novel The Art of Disappearing, which was published in September 2009 by St. Martin’s Press. Her short fiction has appeared in HOW Journal. She is a contributor to the books section of the Huffington Post. Ivy graduated from Harvard College in 1998 with a BA in Classical Greek and English Literature. She lived in The Netherlands for many years where she worked as a magazine editor, freelance journalist, as well as playing professional squash. Her articles have appeared in Time Out New York, House & Garden, The Amsterdam Weekly, not to mention Maxim and Butt. Ivy currently lives in Los Angeles but misses Brooklyn, her hometown. She is hard at work on a second novel.