Joanna Greenberg lives and writes in Southern California, where she is an MFA Candidate in Nonfiction at the University of California, Riverside. At UC Riverside, she is the recipient of a Chancellor's Distinguished Fellowship, a Distinguished MFA Fellowship, and serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Santa Ana River Review. Her nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Thread, and Hippocampus. She is currently finishing her memoir about her life as an adopted child and a survivor of childhood emotional abuse. When she is not writing, she is teaching K-12 Language Arts and undergraduate Creative Writing and Composition, hanging out with her brood of senior rescue animals, and drinking copious amounts of coffee.