Gina is a Chilean-American writer from New Jersey. She received her MFA from New York University and graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College, where she double-majored in English and Spanish. She has worked at RiffleBooks.com and Farrar, Straus & Giroux. She has a third-degree brown belt in Isshinryu Karate and enjoys bubble tea, books, and Australian shepherds. She hopes to someday live in a quiet place.