Amy Long is an essayist based in Destin, FL. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Best American Experimental Writing 2015, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Ninth Letter, The Literary Hub (via Heavy Feather Review), and elsewhere. Long earned her M.F.A. from Virginia Tech’s Creative Writing Program (2016). She also holds a Master’s in Women’s Studies (2008) and a B.A. in English and Women’s Studies (2006) from the University of Florida. She previously worked for drug policy reform and free-speech advocacy groups in Santa Cruz, CA; Washington, D.C.; and New York City and as a bookseller at Bookpeople in Austin, TX. Long currently teaches English Composition at Northwest Florida State College and is a contributing editor to the drug history blog Points, where she runs the Fiction Points interview series (and rarely blogs).