Koa Beck’s reporting has appeared in Salon, The Atlantic, Alternet, The New York Observer, The Guardian, and The Hairpin. Her short stories have been published in Slice, Kalyani Magazine, Apogee Journal, Nat.Brut, and The Ink and Code. She is the winner of the 2009 Ardella Mills Prize for Fiction. Koa was the founding editor of Mommyish, named one of Time magazine’s “50 Best Websites of 2012″ during her tenure. She is the managing editor at DailyWorth and lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Photography by Jeremy Allen