Simmi Aujla is an Indian-American speculative fiction writer based in the Bay Area. She is a 2017 alum of the VONA/Voices of Our Nation workshop, where she studied genre fiction. Currently a fellow at the San Francisco Writers' Grotto, in the fall she will attend an interdisciplinary arts residency at Marble House Project. Simmi is a Brown alum and former journalist, with experience at Politico, the Wall Street Journal, and the Associated Press. Keep up with her at www.simmiaujla.com.