E.R. Ramzipoor is a writer based in California. She also works as a content marketer, writing about cybercrime and online fraud. She studied political science at UC Berkeley, where she researched underground literature in resistance movements and discovered the forgotten story of Faux Soir. She lives with her partner and a terrier mix named Lada. Her writing has been featured in McSweeney’s and her first novel, "The Ventriloquists," will be available August 27.