Virgie Townsend is a fiction writer, journalist, and editor from Syracuse, New York. Her short stories have been featured in such publications as Tin House’s Flash Fridays, Gargoyle, and WhiskeyPaper, as well as the anthologies SmokeLong Quarterly: The Best of the First Ten Years and Best of Pif, Volume One. Her nonfiction has been published or is forthcoming in The Atlantic, Washington Post, Harper’s Bazaar, and others. Visit her online at www.virgietownsend.com.
Notes as Guest Reader/Editor in Smokelong Quarterly