Jenny Hollowell is author of the novel Everything Lovely, Effortless, Safe (Henry Holt & Co) and her stories and essays have appeared in Glimmer Train, Scheherazade, and Bright Wall/Dark Room, among others. She has been honored by Best American Short Stories and Best American Essays and has appeared on WNYC's Selected Shorts, Pop-Up Magazine, and NPR's Radiolab. Her musical project, the duo Nights & Weekends, releases their first album in August 2017.