Reema Rao-Patel is a (mostly) fiction writer, whose work can be found in The Los Angeles Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Witness, So To Speak, and elsewhere. She is a Best of the Net finalist, a Wigleaf Top 50 longlister, and a Pushcart Prize nominee, and has been supported by Roots. Wounds. Words., Tin House, Kenyon Review, American Short Fiction and the Key West Literary Seminar workshops. Currently, she is a reader for Split Lip Magazine and formally for Split/Lip Press. She lives in Chicago with her husband, son, and pup, and is at work on her first short story collection and novel.

To get in touch, email me at reemaraopatel [at] gmail [dot] com. I check it often! To see what I am up to, follow me on Instagram, Twitter, or Bluesky.