Sofi Stambo is 2015’s fiction winner of the Dzanc Books/Disquiet International Literary Program Award, selected by Aimee Bender. She was a finalist in the American Short Fiction contest. She has a master’s degree in comparative literature from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria, and was a graduate student in literature at City College. Stambo has been published by Promethean, Epiphany, Plamuk, The Kenyon Review Online, The Broadkill Review, The MacGuffin, New Letters, Fourteen Hills, New England Review, Stand, and American Short Fiction. She lives in New York City.