Libby Flores

Libby Flores is a 2008 PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Kenyon Review, American Short Fiction, Gagosian Quarterly, McSweeney’s, Tin House/The Open Bar, The Guardian, Paper Darts, and The Los Angeles Review of Books. She is the former director of literary programs at PEN Center USA (now PEN America Los Angeles). In 2018, she directed the second annual Believer Festival in Las Vegas. She is the associate publisher at BOMB magazine. Libby holds an MFA in creative writing from Bennington College. She is on the board of the Freya Project and Housing Works Bookstore, and is on the Periplus committee, where she is a mentor. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., but will always be a Texan.

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