Masha Tupitsyn
Houses (Or the Uncanny Glows in the Dark)

Masha Tupitsyn is a fiction writer and feminist critic who lives in New York City. She received her BA in Literature and Cultural Studies from The New School for Social Research, and her MA in Literature and Cultural Theory from the University of Sussex in England. She is a freelance writer and editor, and in 2004, worked as the Assistant Literary Editor at BOMB Magazine in New York City. She received a 1998 writing fellowship from the Edward Albee Foundation, a 1998 fellowship from the Millay Colony, a 2004 fellowship from the Djerrassi Program for Artists in California, and a 2004 fellowship from The Obras Colony For Artists in Portugal. She was a finalist in the Spread The Words 2002 “Elsewhere: Back of a Postcard Contest” in England, and the 2004 winner of the 3rd LEGIBLE Open Competition Book Award. Her fiction and criticism has been published or is forthcoming in Legible, Zygote in my Coffee, Monkey bicycle, Me Three, Nth Position, Unpleasant Event Schedule, FAQ, Five Fingers Review, and Eye Zine. She has written two collections of fiction, Prone and a book of film-based stories entitled, Beauty Talk & Monsters, which is due to be published by Semiotexte Press in 2007.