Aubrey Hirsch is the author of Why We Never Talk About Sugar, a collection of short stories, and This Will Be His Legacy, a flash fiction chapbook. Her stories and essays have appeared widely in print and online in journals like American Short Fiction, The New York Times, Third Coast, The Los Angeles Review, Brain, Child Magazine, SmokeLong Quarterly, Vestal Review, PANK and The Collagist.
Aubrey earned her MFA in fiction writing from the University of Pittsburgh, where she worked as a teaching assistant teaching first-year composition courses as well as introductory courses in creative writing and fiction writing. She has also taught writing and literature courses in Chatham University’s award-winning MFA program and their low-residency MFA program, and at The Colorado College.
Originally a native of Cleveland, Ohio, she currently lives in Pittsburgh where she teaches creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh.