Jodi Angel is the author of two collections of short stories. Her second collection, You Only Get Letters from Jail (2013), was published by Tin House Books and named as a Best Book of 2013 by Esquire. Her work has appeared in Esquire, Tin House, One Story, Zoetrope: All-Story, Electric Literature Recommended Reading, and Byliner, among other publications and anthologies. Her short story, "Snuff," was selected for inclusion in The Best American Mystery Stories 2014. She lives in Northern California with her wife and daughters.