Atossa Shafaie received a B.A. in English literature from George Washington University and an MFA in creative writing from George Mason University. She was Fiction Editor for So To Speak, Publications Assistant at AWP and Senior Editor for Bartleby Snopes, A Literary Magazine. She is currently the Managing Editor of the UTC Journal, a publication of the Utilities Technology Council. Her work has been published by Scribes Valley, Dream Quest One, Coffee House Fiction, Fish, Savage Press, Winning Writers, Santa Fe Writers Project and Paycock Press. Her fiction was also part of Call and Response, an exhibit in George Mason’s Fall for the Book festival. Her flash fiction earned honorable mention by Glimmer Train. She is currently working on her first novel.