Allison Grimaldi-Donahue is an Italian-American writer, translator and editor living in Bologna. Her work has appeared in The American Reader, The New Inquiry, Lunch Ticket, theEEEL and Metatron. She has been an NEA Fellow at the Vermont Studio Center and a Katherine Bakeless Nelson Fellow at the Bread Loaf Translators' Conference. She is Fiction Editor at Queen Mob's Teahouse and is pursuing her PhD at The European Graduate School. Follow her on twitter or on her blog.