Lori Jakiela is the author of the memoirs Miss New York Has Everything (Hatchette, 2006); The Bridge to Take When Things Get Serious (C&R Press, 2013); and Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe (newly available from Atticus Books, August 2015). Her poetry collection, Spot the Terrorist—a collection of narrative poems about her experiences as a flight attendant—was published in 2012 by Turning Point Press. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Rumpus, and more. She lives in Pittsburgh with her husband, the writer Dave Newman, and their two children. For more, visit http://lorijakiela.net.
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