LaToya Jordan is a writer from Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of the poetry chapbook, Thick-Skinned Sugar (Finishing Line Press, 2015). Her poetry has been published in Mom Egg Review, Radius, Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, and more. Her essay, “After Striking a Fixed Object,” published by The Manifest-Station was named Notable in Best American Essays 2016. Her fiction will be appearing in a journal you know soon. LaToya received an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles and a BS in public relations and journalism from Utica College. She is a former mentor with Girls Write Now and former Sunday Editor & Notable NYC Listings Editor for The Rumpus. She works as a writer for a large government agency. She is a mother to an amazing kid and a wife to a dedicated high-school English teacher. Find her on Twitter @latoyadjordan.