Paul Zakrzewski is a writer, book coach and podcaster based in Santa Barbara, CA. He is the editor of Lost Tribe: Jewish Fiction from the Edge (HarperPerennial), and his work has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, as well as online at Brevity, and Essay Daily. Since 2005 he has taught nonfiction writing and literature classes in Lafayette College, the University of the Arts Continuing Education, and elsewhere. A graduate of Cornell University, he has an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from VCFA. More at www.pzak.info.