Brooke Randel is a writer and copywriter in Chicago. Her writing has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and published or is forthcoming in Gigantic Sequins, Jewish Fiction, LandLocked Magazine, The Nasiona, SmokeLong Quarterly and Two Cities Review. She studied advertising and English at Penn State University and has won awards for her copywriting work. Outside of writing, she likes to rock climb, make ice cream and occasionally sleep. You can follow her on Twitter at @brookerandel.