Michelle Brafman has received numerous awards for her writing, including a Special Mention in the 2010 Pushcart Prize Anthology
. Her work has appeared in Tablet
magazine, and the minnesota review
, among other places. She teaches fiction writing at the Johns Hopkins MA in Writing Program
and George Washington University. In 2003, she founded Yeah Write, a writing coaching business specializing in b'nai mitzvah toasts, college essays, online dating profiles, and any other autobiographical writing that makes people break out in hives. She lives in Glen Echo, Maryland with her husband and two children.