Claire Polders is a Dutch author of four novels. Her short stories recently appeared in Denver Quarterly, Okey-Panky, Folio, SmokeLong Quarterly, Hobart, and elsewhere. Her essays were published in Tin House (The Open Bar), Green Mountains Review, Prairie Schooner (Blog), and Fiction Southeast. Her first novel in English is on the way. Find her at @clairepolders or www.clairepolders.com.