Alyssa Proujansky is a writer from Ithaca, New York, currently based in Brooklyn. A finalist in contests held by Boulevard, Third Coast and Glimmer Train, she was recently named runner-up in Atticus Review’s Flash Fiction Contest and Psychopomp Magazine’s Short Fiction Award. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Passages North, Gulf Coast Online, Third Coast, Columbia Journal, Hobart, Fanzine, Moon City Review, Atticus Review, Psychopomp Magazine, Flock, Lunch Ticket and decomP. She is a member of PEN’s Prison Writing Poetry Committee.