Nalini Jones was born in Rhode Island, graduated from Amherst College, and received an M.F.A. from Columbia University. Her work has appeared in the Ontario Review and Creative Nonfiction (online), among other publications. She is a Stanford Calderwood Fellow of the MacDowell Colony, and has recently taught at the 92nd Street Y in New York and Fairfield University in Connecticut. She has also worked for several years in music production, most notably for festivals and concert series in New York, Newport, and New Orleans. For more of Nalini's work, visit her website - www.nalinijones.com.