Lila Cecil is the co-founder of Paragraph, a workspace for writers in Manhattan. She received her MFA from the New School. Her stories have appeared in Greetings, Anderbo.com and Prick of the Spindle. She was listed in the top stories category for Open City’s RRofihe Trophy for her story “Don’t Drag Me Into This.” She is currently working on a novel based on her collection of short stories. She has received fellowships from the Ucross Foundation, Ragdale, VCCA and the Vermont Studio Center. She lives in Brooklyn.