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 Tin House Online, Gulf Coast Online, Passages North, Third Coast, Columbia Journal, Hobart and The Rumpus, among other places. She is a member of the PEN Prison Writing Project’s Poetry Committee.