GEETA KOTHARI is the author of I Brake for Moose and Other Stories. Her essay “If You Are What You Eat, Then What Am I?” is widely taught in universities and has been reprinted in several anthologies, including in Best American Essays. Other work has appeared in New England Review, Massachusetts Review, Cosmonauts Avenue,and most recently, Off Assignment. She is the editor of ‘Did My Mama Like to Dance?’ And Other Stories About Mothers and Daughters, and a Senior Editor at the Kenyon Review. She teaches at the University of Pittsburgh and in the MFA program at Carlow University.