Jessy Abraham was born and raised in Mumbai, India. She earned her Master of Liberal Arts from The University of Pennsylvania and an MFA in Writing from Columbia University, where she won the 2011 Creative Writing Scholarship for Fiction. She has served as an instructor for Columbia’s C/AT program, the Writer as Artist series, and as an adjunct language and literature professor at Bucks County Community College. She divides her time between Philadelphia and the bucolic countryside of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She is currently at work on her first novel.