Anne Ray was raised in Ellicott City, Maryland. Her debut novel-in-stories, Scenic Overlook, arrived this year. She’s a graduate of the Creative Writing program at Carnegie Mellon University and the MFA program in fiction at Brooklyn College. A two-time fellow at the MacDowell Colony and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, her fiction has appeared in more than 10 literary magazines and has been awarded a Pushcart Prize. During the daytime she’s the Managing Editor at Reveal Digital, a project of JSTOR, where she oversees several digital archives of radical and historical press materials.