Chelsea Bieker is the author of the novel Godshot (Catapault Press). Her short stories have appeared in Granta, McSweeney’s, Joyland, No Tokens, the Cincinnati Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, and The Normal School. Her nonfiction has appeared in Electric Literature, Catapault magazine, Pregnancy and Newborn magazine, and she has been a columnist for Propeller Magazine. She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Award. 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.