About Cara Hoffman:
Cara Hoffman is a New York City-based writer. She is the author of two critically acclaimed novels, So Much Pretty and Be Safe, I Love You, which was nominated for the 2015 Folio Prize. Her essays have been featured in the New York Times, the New York Times Book Review, Women Under Siege, Truthout, and NPR. As a lecturer, she has spoken at Columbia University and at Oxford University’s Global Scholar’s Symposium. Hoffman was a visiting writer at St. John’s University and at Goddard College. She currently teaches writing and literature at Bronx Community College and Saint Ann’s School, Brooklyn.