Shoshana Akabas and Inbar Livnat

Shoshana Akabas holds an MFA in fiction and literary translation from Columbia University, where she currently teaches creative writing. Most recently, her work has appeared in The Washington Post, American Short Fiction, PANK, The Believer, and Electric Literature.

Inbar Livnat is an Israeli author and PhD candidate at The Hebrew University’s Paul Baerwald School of Social Work & Social Welfare. She is currently a visiting scholar at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. Coffee & Cake, published by Hakibbutz Hameuchad in 2014, is her first novel.