Amy Long will receive her MFA from Virginia Tech's Creative Writing program next month. She holds a B.A. in English and women's studies and a Master's degree in women's studies from the University of Florida. Amy previously worked in communications for drug policy reform and free-speech advocacy groups in Santa Cruz, CA; Washington, D.C.; and New York City. Currently, she serves as a contributing editor to the drug history blog Points. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Best American Experimental Writing 2015, Heavy Feather Review, and The Journal of Popular Culture. She lives in Blacksburg, Virginia.