Pia Z. Ehrhardt is the author of Famous Fathers and Other Stories. Her stories have been widely published in literary magazines and anthologized in the 2006 Norton Anthology Sudden Fiction: Short-Shorts from America and Beyond. In addition, her work has been presented at Symphony Space in New York City. Ehrhardt won the 2005 Narrative Prize and is the recipient of a Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Fellowship. She lives in New Orleans with her husband and son and is a contributing editor to this magazine.