Christa Romanosky is a native of northern Appalachia. She holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Virginia. She is a 2017-2018 Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center fellow in fiction, and is a recipient of a Barbara Deming grant in fiction. Her writing has appeared in Glimmer Train, Missouri Review, The Massachusetts Review, The Kenyon Review Online, Crazyhorse, and elsewhere. She currently teaches STEM and creative writing courses to K-4 students through Carnegie Mellon University’s Gelfand Center summer series and other elementary arts programs.