Leta McCollough Seletzky is a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts. A litigator-turned-essayist and memoirist, her work appears in The Atlantic; The New York Times; The Grio; O, The Oprah Magazine; The Washington Post, and elsewhere. She holds a B.A. from Northwestern University and a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School. She grew up in Memphis, Tennessee and now lives in Walnut Creek, California.