Michelle Ruiz Keil is the author of the critically acclaimed young adult novels Summer In The City of Roses and All of Us With Wings. Her fiction for adults can be found in Cosmonauts Avenue, The Buckman Journal, and the anthology Dispatches from Anarres. She is a 2021 Tin House Scholar and the recipient of residencies at Hedgebrook and The Sitka Center. Born in San Francisco, Michelle has lived in Portland, Oregon for many years where she curates the fairytale reading series All Kinds of Fur and lives with her family in a cottage where the forest meets the city.