Carmen Maria Machado’s work has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, Granta, Tin House, the Believer, Guernica, Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, and elsewhere. Her debut short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties (Graywolf, 2017), was the winner of the Bard Fiction Prize, the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize, and was a finalist for the National Book Award, among others. She holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and has been awarded fellowships and residencies from Yaddo, Hedgebrook, and the Millay Colony for the Arts, among others. She is the Writer in Residence at the University of Pennsylvania. “Mary When You Follow Her” is adapted from Tiny Crimes (Catapult, 2018).