jj peña (pronouns he/they) is a queer, burrito-blooded writer. jj's work is included in the Best Microfiction 2020 anthology and Wigleaf’s Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions (2020). jj is a 2021 Periplus fellow, holds a BA in both English and Anthropology, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Texas at El Paso. jj's stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Washington Square Review, Cincinnati Review, Massachusetts Review, and elsewhere. jj serves as a flash fiction reader for Split Lip magazine.