NALINI JONES is the author of a story collection, What You Call Winter, and recipient of an NEA fellowship, Pushcart Prize, and O. Henry Prize. Her work has appeared in Ploughshares, One Story and Ninth Letter, among others, and in anthologies including AIDS Sutra and Freud’s Blind Spot. Recent teaching appointments have been in Columbia University’s M.F.A. program and Yale University. Her credits in music production include Associate Producer of the Newport Folk Festival 2004-09, Line Producer of televised tribute “From the Big Apple to the Big Easy” at Madison Square Garden in 2005, and Backstage Manager at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, 1995-present, among others.