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Pamela Gay is the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) award in creative nonfiction and an Independent e-Book Award for her memoir Homecoming, which combined text, image, and sound. Her writing has been published in Iowa Review, Brevity, Southeast Review, Monkeybicycle, Grey Sparrow, Vestal Review, and Midway Journal as well as other literary magazines. I’m So Glad You’re Here (She Writes Press) was featured in PARADE magazine as one of the best memoirs in 2020 and received both Best Book and Independent Press awards as well. Gay is professor emerita of English at Binghamton University, State University of New York, where she taught courses in flash fiction and memoir. She is currently working on another memoir called Against the Wall. Find out more about Pamela Gay at .