Litsa Dremousis is the author of Altitude Sickness (Future Tense Books). Seattle Metropolitan Magazine named it one of the all-time “20 Books Every Seattleite Must Read”. Her essay After the Fire was selected as one of the Most Notable Essays 2011 by Best American Essays, and The Seattle Weekly named her one of “50 Women Who Rock Seattle”. She is an essayist with The Washington Post. Her work also appears in The Believer, BlackBook, Esquire, Jezebel, McSweeney’s, Monkeybicycle, MSN, New York Magazine, Nerve, Nylon, The Onion’s A.V. Club, Paste, PEN Center USA, Poets & Writers, The Rumpus, Salon, The Weeklings, in several anthologies, and on NPR, KUOW, and additional outlets.