KoabeckblacknwhiteKoa Beck’s work has appeared in Salon, The Atlantic, Alternet, The New York Observer, The Guardian, Bookslut, and Slice Magazine. She is the winner of the 2009 Ardella Mills Prize for Fiction. Formerly the editor in chief of Mommyish.com, named one of Time magazine’s “50 Best Websites of 2012″ during her tenure, she lives in Brooklyn, NY.