Eve Ettinger teaches English and Composition at a community college in southwest Virginia. She graduated with her MFA in Creative Writing from Hollins University in 2019, and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer (Kyrgyzstan 2015-17). After being homeschooled K-12 in both California and Virginia, she studied English at Grove City College and has worked in communications and strategy for NGOs focused on issues relating to the Affordable Care Act, community development, and the ERA. She is passionate about advocating for children, disability, mental health, queer, and working class concerns and rights. Her writing has been published in The Washington Post, The Rumpus, Cosmopolitan, Glamour UK, Autostraddle, The Establishment, and Longreads. She is currently a nonfiction features editor at The Rumpus.