Ellen Umansky has published fiction and nonfiction in a variety of venues, including The New York Times, Salon
, and the short-story anthologies Lost Tribe: Jewish Fiction from the Edge
and Sleepaway: Writings on Summer Camp
. She has worked in the editorial departments of several publications, including The Forward
and The New Yorker
. She grew up in Los Angeles, and now lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two daughters.
Three Sets of Dishes