Marléne Zadig (rhymes with "train a bad pig") lives in Berkeley and earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Maryland. Her work made Longform's top 5 list for Best of 2015 in Fiction and has appeared or is forthcoming in Bennington ReviewMichigan Quarterly ReviewStoryQuarterly, Cimarron ReviewJoylandThe Rumpus, and elsewhere. She believes stories are both salve and silage for the ongoing revolution of the mind and the world.