Anna Prushinskaya is the author of A Woman is a Woman Until She is a Mother: Essays. Her writing has appeared in The Sonora Review, The Atlantic, Pacific Standard, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and others. She received an MFA from Brooklyn College-CUNY and worked as an editor at Joyland Magazine and Electric Literature. Currently, she is a BSN second degree nursing student as well as Health Leaders Fellow at the Ecology Center in Ann Arbor. She is excited to pursue a career in pediatric nursing and passionate about environmental health impact.