Photo by Chris Stein

Photo by Chris Stein

 
 
 

Iris Smyles has published two books of fiction: Iris Has Free Time and the forthcoming Dating Tips for the Unemployed (June 2016).  She was a humor columnist for Splice Today, and her stories and essays have appeared in The Atlantic, BOMB, The New York Times, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and Best American Travel Writing 2015, among other publications and anthologies. Founder and editor of the web-museum, Smyles & Fish, she edited and wrote the afterword for the cult book, The Capricious Critic, based on a column she commissioned for that site. She lives in New York and Greece.