SALLY FRANSON received her education at Barnard College and the University of Minnesota. Her work has appeared in such varied places as The Guardian, NPR Weekend Edition, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Signature Reads and Pop Sugar, as well as Witness. She has received recognition from The Macdowell Colony, the Ucross Foundation, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Glimmer Train, Best American Travel Writing, and more. Once in a while she writes humor for The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, where she lives with her boyfriend, her poodle, and her feelings. She teaches at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota.