Lila Cecil received her MFA from the New School. Her stories have appeared in Greetings, Anderbo.com, Prick of the Spindle and The Bookends Review. She was listed in the top stories category for Open City’s RRofihe Trophy for her story, “Don’t Drag Me Into This.” She is currently working on a novel based on her collection of short stories. She has received fellowships from the Ucross Foundation, VCCA, Ragdale and Playa. She co-founded Paragraph, a workspace for writers in Manhattan. She lives in Brooklyn.