Beth Kanter’s words have appeared in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Idle Ink, Bright Flash Literary Review, Roi Fainéant Press, The Writer, and the Chicago Tribune. Beth won a James Kirkwood Literary Prize for her novel-in-progress, Paved With Gold. And, an excerpt from Paved With Gold also was chosen as the winner of the 2020 Lilith magazine fiction contest. Beth is the author of five non-fiction books about Washington, DC, including No Access DC and Great Food Finds DC. You can find her on Instagram and Twitter @beekaekae and at bethkanter.com.