Katy Lederer is the author of three books of poems and a family memoir, Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers (Crown). Her writing has appeared in over sixty newspapers and magazines, including The New Yorker online, the Boston Review and the Paris Review. She writes regularly about climate change for n+1 and has written features, reviews and a satirical work advice column for The New York Times. Educated at the University of California at Berkeley, from which she graduated summa cum laude, and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was an Iowa Arts Fellow, her honors and awards include fellowships from Yaddo, MacDowell and the New York Foundation for the Arts, and a citation from Barnes & Noble’s Discover Great New Writers program. In her writing, work, and activism, Lederer focuses on the intersection between feeling and analysis, passion and data, and excess and traditional form. For twelve years she worked in quantitative finance. She has also worked as a teacher, anthropological researcher, assistant to the late psychoanalyst Dr. Arnold Cooper, and semi-professional poker player. She has taught poetry workshops and climate change writing at Columbia, Barnard, and Fordham and can be reached at .