Zara Zuckerman is a writer and teacher in New York City. She received her MA from Columbia University’s Teachers College and a BA in English Literature from the University of Michigan. Her poetry and creative nonfiction have appeared in The Offbeat, Narrative Magazine, Thought CatalogNorthwind Magazineand is forthcoming in Emerge Literary Journal. When Zara is not taking notes on the subway or hanging out with middle schoolers, she likes being in planetariums.