Tim Tomlinson is a co-founder of New York Writers Workshop and co-author of its popular text, The Portable MFA in Creative Writing. He is also the author of the chapbook, Yolanda: An Oral History in Verse, and the poetry collection, Requiem for the Tree Fort I Set on Fire. In Fall 2017, This Is Not Happening to You, a collection of short fiction, will appear. He is a member of Asia Pacific Writers & Translators. He teaches in the Global Liberal Studies Program at New York University.