Rebecca Godfrey is the author of the novel, The Torn Skirt and a work of literary reportage, Under the Bridge. She edited the artist book, Girls In Trees, which includes new work by Mary Gaitskill, Samantha Hunt, Nick Flynn and more. She is the recipient of fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and The Canada Council. She teaches writing in the MFA program at Columbia University. She lives in Red Hook, New York.