Carissa Halston is a fiction writer.

She is the recipient of a Holmes Memorial Award and a Willow Springs Fiction Prize, and her award-winning fiction has been published in Fourteen Hills, Willow Springs, and The Collagist, among others. She’s also received honors and grants from The Writers’ Room of Boston, The Wesleyan Writers Conference, and elsewhere.

Most recently, she published a novella about flight attendants reduced to their parts for money. It’s called “Emergency Exit” and you can buy it from The Massachusetts Review.

In addition to writing, Halston runs the literary journal apt and the award-winning small press Aforementioned Productions. She currently lives in Boston and is at work on a novel called Conjoined States. If you want to drop her a note, you can reach her via email or find her on Twitter.