Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum is the author of three collections of short fiction: What We Do With the Wreckage (the 2017 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction winner, published in October of 2018 by UGA Press), Swimming With Strangers (Chronicle Books, 2008), and This Life She’s Chosen (Chronicle Books, 2005). Her fiction has appeared in One Story, Ploughshares, The American Scholar, and Willow Springs, as well as other journals. She has been the recipient of a PEN/O. Henry Prize and was a 2016 Jack Straw Writers Program fellow. She lives with her family near Seattle.