Katerina Ivanov is a Mexican-Russian writer who grew up surrounded by Florida swampland. Her multi-genre work has been published or is forthcoming in The Florida Review, The Nashville Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, and others. She has won the John Weston Award for Fiction, judged by Venita Blackburn, and the 2019 AWP Intro Journals Award. She is currently pursuing her MFA in Fiction at University of Arizona. You can follow her @kativanovwrites.