Amy Kurzweil is a Boston-born writer of comics and short fiction living in Brooklyn. Her comics have been published in The New Yorker and The Huffington Post. Her short fiction has appeared in The Toast, Washington Square, Hobart, Shenandoah and others. Thank god her graphic memoir Flying Couch will not be sequestered to her desk drawer but instead will be published by Black Balloon, an imprint of Catapult Books, in October 2016. Amy teaches writing and comics at Parsons The New School for Design and the Fashion Institute of Technology. Check up on all her work at amykurzweil.com and follow her on Instagram @amykurzweil and Twitter @amykurzweil.