Aretha Amelia Sills is a novelist and non-fiction writer. She received her MFA from UC Riverside, where she was a Gluck Fellow, the Graduate MFA Fellow, and the Dean’s Distinguished Fellow. She has been a lecturer in creative writing at UCR. Her writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, MaybelleThe Utne ReaderCalyx, South Bank Poetry Review, and Qua. Her piece, Muddy Waters and Mozart: Remembering Townes Van Zandt, was featured in LARB’s first print edition. She lives in Los Angeles because she’s never found a better place about which to write.

Read a brief interview with Aretha here.