Candace Opper writes and lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her work has appeared in Guernica, LongreadsBrevity, Creative Nonfiction, LitHub, VestojBitch, BUST, and various publications put forth by the American Association of Suicidology. She has an MFA from Portland State University and is the former producer and co-host of Late Night Love Affair, a beloved podcast about books written by women. On most days she is busy at work on her own book—an exploration of suicide and the ways we give it meaning.