Philip Anderson is a writer based in LA. He has an MFA from Columbia University where he was also a Creative Writing Teaching Fellow, and he has taught writing in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system. His work has been published in Martha's Quarterly, Bull, and Archways, and he was a runner-up for the Gulf Coast Prize in 2020. He was also named the Emerging Fiction Fellow of Lighthouse Writers Workshop's Lit Fest in 2020, and has been awarded fellowships and support from Catwalk Residency, Lighthouse Works, and Millay Arts. He is currently working on a collection of short stories and a novel.