Jessica Dickinson Goodman is a fantasy and science fiction writer with pieces published in The Oakland Review and RFD; she’s been anthologized in Geek Out, Hashtag Queer, and Imagoes. In her non-writing life, she’s served as a scheduler to now‑U.S. Vice President Senator Kamala D. Harris; is the Board President of the Internet Society: San Francisco Bay Area Chapter; and is one of the youngest women — and only queer woman — ever elected to run an Odd Fellows lodge in the state of California. She graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a B.S. in Ethic, History, and Public Policy, a minor in Opera, and 3 years of Arabic.