LILY DAYTON is a freelance writer and investigative journalist who also writes fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Pacific Standard and Th e Rumpus, among other fi ne outlets. Dayton is the author of the book Sea Otters for the Monterey Bay Aquarium and, in 2017, was awarded a National Fellowship from the USC Annenberg Center for health journalism. She was formerly the fi ction editor for the California edition of Reed Magazine. Find her online at lilydayton.com.