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Mary Otis is the author of the novel Burst and the short story collection Yes, Yes, Cherries. Her fiction, essays, and poetry have been published in Best New American Voices, Tin House, Electric Literature, Zyzzyva, McSweeney’s, Bennington Review, the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, and many other journals and anthologies. She has taught fiction at UCLA and the UC Riverside Low Residency MFA Program, where she was a founding professor in the creative writing program. Originally from the Boston area, Otis lives in Los Angeles.