Author Annie DeWitt is a novelist, short story writer, and essayist. Her writing has appeared in Granta, Tin House, The Believer, Guernica, Esquire, BOMB, Electric Literature, Bookforum, NOON, The LA Review of Books, The Iowa Review, The American Reader, art+culture, Poets and Writers, and The Faster Times, among others. DeWitt holds an MFA in Fiction from Columbia School of the Arts. Her story “Influence” was recently anthologized in Short: An International Anthology distributed by Norton. DeWitt was a co-founding editor of Gigantic, a literary journal of short prose and art carried throughout the US and abroad. Her debut novel White Nights in Split Town City, from Tyrant Books, made The New York Times Book Review’s “Short List."