Felice Arenas wrote Netflix synopses for a decade and covered cinema and music for HuffPost before earning her MFA from New York University, where she taught creative writing and was a Global Research Initiatives Fellow. She teaches editing at Berkeley. Her work has also appeared or is forthcoming in Harvard Review, The Georgia Review, Entropy, and more. Born and raised in Chicago, she has lived in Los Angeles, New York, Brooklyn, and Shanghai. She is completing her first novel.