Colin Winnette is the author of several novels, including the award-winning Coyote, Haints Stay, The Job of the Wasp, and most recently Users — a New York Times "Editor's Choice", New Yorker "Best Books of 2023," and called "The First Great Novel About Virtual Reality" by The Nation. His writing has appeared in numerous publications and anthologies, including McSweeney's, Playboy, Gulf Coast Magazine, and The Believer.
Kate Folk is the author of Out There (Random House '22), a finalist for the California Book Award in First Fiction. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Granta, One Story, McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, and Zyzzyva, among others. A 2019-2021 Wallace Stegner Fellow in Fiction at Stanford University, she's also received support from MacDowell, Willapa Bay AiR, the Headlands Center for the Arts, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She lives in San Francisco and is writing a novel, as well as developing a television show based on the title story from her collection.