Laryssa Wirstiuk is a poet and writer based in Los Angeles, where she lives with her miniature dachshund Charlotte Moo. She has a BA in Writing from Loyola University Maryland and an MFA in Creative Writing from University of Maryland, College Park. In addition, she’s taught creative writing at Rutgers University. Her writing has been published in Word Riot, Gargoyle Magazine, and The Chronicle of Higher Education, among other venues. Click through the navigation to find links to her work.