Alana Joblin Ain is a writer, a rabbi’s wife, a mother and a holder of several other titles. She earned her B.A. at Oberlin College, studying English and Religion. Alana has an MFA in poetry from Hunter College, where she has also taught undergraduate literature and creative writing. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Dossier, Quarterly West, Crab Orchard Review, and RealPoetik. She lives with her husband, Rabbi Dan Ain, and their daughter in Brooklyn, NY.