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Donna Gordon is a fiction writer from Cambridge, Massachusetts. She graduated from Brown, and was then a Stegner Fellow, PEN Discovery, and Ploughshares Discovery. She was a 2016 finalist for the New Letters Alexander Cappon Prize in Fiction, and received honorable mention from Glimmer Train in 2017. She was a 2017 Tennessee Williams Scholar at the Sewanee Writers Conference, and a fellow at the Vermont Studio Center in 2017 and 2018. Her writing has appeared in Tin HousePloughsharesThe Boston Globe MagazineStory QuarterlyThe QuarterlyPoetry NorthwestSolstice and Post Road. Her work with former political prisoners culminated in “Putting Faces on the Unimaginable: Portraits and Interviews with Former Prisoners of Conscience,” exhibited at Harvard’s Fogg Museum. In addition to writing short stories, she has completed a novel, What Ben Franklin Would Have Told Me.