Mairead Case earned a B.A. in Great Books at Notre Dame and an M.F.A. in Fiction at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She writes, edits, teaches and in the decade between her degrees, worked at small presses and magazines. Today Mairead lives in Colorado, where she is a Ph.D. student in English and Creative Writing at the University of Denver, a columnist at Bookslut, and a poetry teacher at the Denver Women’s Correctional Facility.