KoabeckblacknwhiteKoa Beck’s writing has appeared in Salon, The Atlantic, Alternet, The New York Observer, The Guardian, and The Hairpin. She is the winner of the 2009 Ardella Mills Prize for Fiction. A founding editor of Mommyish, named one of Time magazine’s “50 Best Websites of 2012″ during her tenure, she is the senior editor at DailyWorth. Koa lives in Brooklyn, NY.