R. Cross is a writer from the Midwest. She received her MFA from The University of Michigan’s Helen Zell Writers’ Program in 2019. Her fiction has been featured in Glimmer Train, SmokeLong Quarterly, Day One, Fugue, and elsewhere. Her story “Glioblastoma” won Glimmer Train’s SEPT/OCT ‘18 Short Story Award for New Writers. She’s currently working on her first novel as well as a collection of stories.