Ariel Lewiton is a writer, editor, and literary consultant based in New York. Her essays, stories, and criticism have appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, The National, The Paris Review Daily, Los Angeles Review of Books, Vice, Guernica, Catapult,  Tin House online, Ninth Letter, and elsewhere. A former editor and culture reporter for China Daily/21st Century and marketing and publicity director for Sarabande Books, she is a contributing editor at Guernica magazine and runs literary marketing for Iowa City's Mission Creek Festival. She has an MFA from the University of Iowa's Nonfiction Writing Program. 

She tweets occasionally @ariellewiton