Xochitl Gonzalez is the New York Times bestselling author of Olga Dies Dreaming. Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2022 by Time, Kirkus, Bustle, and more, Olga Dies Dreaming was a Barnes & Noble Discover Pick, an Indies Introduce Pick, and Amazon’s Featured Debut of the month. Gonzalez received her M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was an Iowa Arts Fellow and a Michener-Copernicus Fellow for Fiction. Her work has been published on The Cut, Vogue, Allure, Elle Decor, and more. Her weekly newsletter in The Atlantic “Brooklyn, Everywhere” explores gentrification of people and places. A native Brooklynite and proud public school graduate, she lives in her hometown of Brooklyn with her dog, Hectah Lavoe.