Bonnie Altucher grew up in New York City and has also lived in Paris and North Oakland. She received an MFA in fiction from Brooklyn College. Her poetry was published in Roof Magazine, and she has been awarded residency fellowships in fiction from Ucross, Ragdale, VCCA and MacDowell. In 1998 she founded and edited Documentmag, an online journal about documentary filmmaking. She lives in Brooklyn and is finishing a novel about a psychotherapy cult in New York in the 60’s and 80’s.