Temim Fruchter is a queer nonbinary Jewish writer who lives and eavesdrops in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in The Rumpus, New South, American Literary Review, Foglifter, Brevity, The Account, and The Texas Review, among others. She is the recipient of fellowships from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and Vermont Studio Center, and a 2020 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award. Her debut novel, City of Laughter, is forthcoming from Grove Atlantic in early 2024. Read more of her writing at www.temimfruchter.com.