Joanna Yas was the editor of Open City Magazine & Books for over a decade. She is editor-in-chief of Washington Square Review and executive editor of West 10th, and is on the editorial board of The Literary Review. She previously held positions at Ploughshares, Grand Street, and Zoetrope: All-Story. She is a co-founder of Editrixie, an editorial services company, and co-editor of the anthology They’re at It Again: Twenty Years of Open City. Joanna is Readings & Special Programs Manager at the NYU Creative Writing Program, where she teaches, co-curates the reading series, and directs Writers in New York, the summer writing program.