Paige Towers is a creative nonfiction and freelance writer living in the diverse Riverwest neighborhood of Milwaukee. She is at work on a book of essays about sound. She earned her BA from the University of Iowa and her MFA from Emerson College, where she also taught Creative Writing and Composition. She recently spent three years in New York City working a number of eclectic jobs, including tutoring underprivileged college students at Monroe College's writing center in the Bronx, working as a copywriter for a tech start-up, teaching English to international students, serving as a staff writer for Van Winkle's and, later, serving as the associate editor of Woolly Magazine. Her work has appeared in The Harvard Review, McSweeney's, The Baltimore Review, Midwestern Gothic, Prime Number, So to Speak, Biostories, The Collapsar and many other places. She occasionally blogs on Medium.