Genevieve Plunkett is the author of the short story collection PREPARE HER and the forthcoming novel IN THE LOBBY OF THE DREAM HOTEL (Catapult, 2023). Her fiction has appeared in The O. Henry Prize Stories, The Best Small Fictions, and has been recognized twice as notable in The Best American Short Stories. Other writing can be found in New England Review, The Southern Review, Electric Literature’s “Recommended Reading,” Crazyhorse, The Colorado Review, Literary Hub, and elsewhere. In 2017, she was a recipient of the St. Botolph Award for Emerging Artists in Literature. She lives in Vermont with her two children.