Georgina Beaty is the author of The Party is Here, her début story collection, forthcoming from Freehand Books. Her fiction has appeared in New England Review, The Walrus, The New Quarterly, The Fiddlehead, PRISM and elsewhere. She holds an MFA from the University of British Columbia and has been supported by fellowships and writing residencies at MacDowell, the Canadian Film Centre and The Banff Centre. As an actor and playwright, she’s worked with theatres across Canada and internationally. Georgina grew up in the Rocky mountains and currently lives in Berkeley, California where she is a Stegner Fellow in fiction at Stanford University.