Tabitha Jensen-Blankenbiller is a graduate of the Pacific University MFA program currently living in Portland, Oregon. Her work has been featured in Hobart, Brevity, Barrelhouse, The Rumpus, Passages North, and other journals. She is a regular contributor to Bustle and PDXX Collective. A native Pacific Northwesterner, she is snobby about coffee, salmon, and what constitutes an actual rainstorm. Her essay collection "Eats of Eden: A Year of Food and Fiction" is forthcoming from Alternating Current Press in Fall 2017.