Caitlin Dwyer is a freelance writer from the Pacific Northwest. She lived for three years in China and graduated with a master’s in journalism from the University of Hong Kong in 2013. She has written for a range of publications, including Creative Nonfiction, The Big Roundtable, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Asian Review of Books, Europe Up Close, and Buddhistdoor Global, where she is a columnist. One of her essays is forthcoming in the collection Becoming a Teacher, published by In Fact Books. Learn more at caitlindwyer.com.