Agatha French is a staff writer in books at the Los Angeles Times. She has worked as an editor for a number of literary journals and magazines, including the Los Angeles Review of Books. She is also a fiction writer, reviewer, and essayist whose work has appeared in Gigantic Magazine, Nano Fiction, Everyday Genius, and Burrow Press Review, among others. She has been deputy editor of the CUNY Writers’ Institute literary journal, Coda Quarterly, and guest fiction editor for Bridge Eight Magazine. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Bennington College.