Olga Breydo received her M.Arch from The Bartlett School of Architecture in London and an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School. Her fiction appears in Slice Magazine, Joyland, Bodega, RETRO, Cgibi, and The Los Angeles Review. Her short story, “Cherry Preserves,” was a finalist in the 2018 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and her short story, “Not a Star,” was a finalist in The Missouri Review 2018 Editors’ Prize. She teaches in the First-Year Writing program at Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts. Olga is also an artwork contributor at Cagibi Literary Journal, a co-founder of The Pushkin Academy of Russian Heritage, and a board member of Math-M-Addicts.