Tovah Burstein is a writer and professional literacy enthusiast living in Chicago. During the workweek, Tovah coordinates literacy tutoring programs in Chicago Public Schools. Her work has previously appeared in MAKE, Santa Clara Review, Book Slut, and the Chicago Reader. She has recently been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and was awarded a Luminarts Fellowship in 2013. The toe nail on her left foot's pinky toe was looking rather funky, but is now, sadly, defunct.