Ledia Xhoga is a fiction writer and playwright. She was born and raised in Tirana, Albania and currently lives in Brooklyn. Her debut novel Misinterpretation will be published in Fall 2024 by Tin House Books. Her stories have been published in Intrepid Times, Akashic Books Online, Hobart, KGB Bar journal, Sonora Review, and other journals. Her full length play The Good Daughter was selected for The Workshop Theater's Spring 2023 Intensive, and she is currently part of the short play lab at the New Perspectives Theatre. Her short plays have also been produced by the Eclectic Podcast Network, Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse, Spark Creative Works, Downtown Urban Arts Festival in Manhattan, etc. She’s a past participant in Kennedy Center’s Playwriting Intensive and a member of the Dramatist Guild.