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Liza Monroy

Liza Monroy is the author of three books: the novel Mexican High, the memoir The Marriage Act: The Risk I Took To Keep My Best Friend in America and What It Taught Us About Love, and the essay collection Seeing As Your Shoes Are Soon To Be On Fire. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, O, Marie Claire, Jezebel, Catamaran, and other publications. One of her essays for the New York Times' "Modern Love" column will appear in this fall's anthology of the "most popular and unforgettable essays" of the series. She teaches writing at UC Santa Cruz and lives downtown with her husband, two tiny humans, a pug and unruly potbellied pig Señor Bacon. Currently, she is writing her second novel, a dark comedy of technology and obsession.

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