summerblockkumarSummer Block Kumar writes short fiction, essays, poetry, plays, book reviews and sketch comedy. Her work has appeared in McSweeneys, The Toast, The Awl, The Nervous Breakdown, Trop, The Rumpus, Monkeybicycle, DIAGRAM, PANK, and in many other publications. Her short story “Hospitality” won the 2010 MWA award for short fiction and is included in the anthology Million Writers Award: Best New Online Voices (Spotlight Publishing). Summer co-produces the quarterly reading series Hot Dish at 826LA with J Ryan Stradal.