Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes is the author of The Sleeping World. She has received fellowships from Yaddo, the Millay Colony, and the Blue Mountain Center and was a Bernard O’Keefe Scholar in Fiction at Bread Loaf. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in One Story, Cosmonauts Avenue, Slice, Pank, The Collagist, NANO Fiction, Western Humanities Review, and elsewhere. Her story The Elephant’s Foot was a Distinguished Story in Best American Short Stories 2016. She is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and English literature at the University of Maryland.