Alicia Dekker is completing her MFA in fiction at Queens University. She holds a B.S. in Drama from Syracuse University and a M.S. in Telecommunications from Kutztown University. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and selected as one of ten finalists in Mikrokosmos Journal's 2019 fiction contest, judged by Amy Hempel. Her work has been published in The Quotable and Barely South Review, among others. Alicia is an editorial assistant for Qu Literary Magazine and an emeritus board member of The Muse Writers Center.