Brittany Ackerman is a writer from Riverdale, New York. She earned her BA in English from Indiana University and graduated from Florida Atlantic University's MFA program in Creative Writing. She is a Critical Studies instructor at AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts where she teaches Archetypal Psychology as well as Applied Logic and Critical Thinking. She was the Red Hen Press 2017 Nonfiction Award Winner, as well as the AWP Intro Journals Project Award Nominee in 2015. She currently lives in Los Angeles.