Vonetta Young is a writer based in Washington, DC. Her essays have appeared in Lunch Ticket, Catapult, The Billfold, Levo League, Brevity’s Nonfiction Blog, and others. Her short fiction has appeared in Cosmonauts Avenue and is forthcoming in Gargoyle. She is an alumna of writing workshops at VONA/Voices, VQR Writers Conference, Yale Writer’s Workshop, the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, Bread Loaf Writers Conference, and Tin House Winter Workshop. Previously a communications specialist and private equity investment professional, Vonetta received her BA in English and MBA in finance from Georgetown University.