Chelsea Bieker is the author of the novel Godshot and the short-story collection Cowboys and Angels, (both Catapault Press, forthcoming). Her short fiction has appeared in Granta, McSweeney’s, Joyland, No Tokens, the Cincinnati Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, and The Normal School, among many others. Her essays and nonfiction have appeared in Electric Literature, Catapault magazine, Pregnancy and Newborn magazine, and she has been a columnist for Propeller Magazine. She has taught at Portland State University and Harrisburg Area Community College. She holds a B.S. from California Polytechnic State University and an MFA in Fiction from Portland State University.