Brittany Hailer is a freelance reporter based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She graduated with an MFA from Chatham University where she taught creative writing classes at the Allegheny County Jail and Sojourner House as part of Chatham’s Words Without Walls program. Her memoir and poetry collection Animal You'll Surely Become was published in 2018 by Tolsun Books. She is a Justice Reporting Fellow for 2018 John Jay/Langeloth Foundation Fellowship on “Reinventing Solitary Confinement” and teaches creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh. Visit her website, www.brittanyhailer.com, for more.