Katharine Monger is an MFA student in nonfiction writing at Washington University in St. Louis. She has been previously published in Apeiron Review, Sonora Review, Cheat River Review, and Crack the Spine. She was a finalist for the 2015 Sonora Review Essay Prize, and will be included in Crack the Spine's print anthology in summer 2016. Katharine serves as Nonfiction Editor for WUSTL's literary magazine, The Spectacle, and is a first-year contributor to The MFA Years blog.