Victoria Brown is author of the novel Minding Ben. Her short fiction has been published in The Caribbean Writer, Killens Review, Caribbean Quarterly, and elsewhere. Her nonfiction essays and writing have appeared, or is forthcoming, in the New York Times, The Guardian, New York Magazine, Apogee, Lenny Letter, and in other print and online publications. She lived for a long, long time in Brooklyn, and is now Assistant Professor of English at Rollins College in Orlando. Follow her @vigbrown on Instagram.