Miranda Schmidt is a writer, editor, and teacher. Her work has appeared in TriQuarterly, The Collagist, Electric Literature, Orion, Phoebe, and other journals. She teaches at the Loft and Portland Community College and has edited for Phantom DriftSun Star Review, the Seattle Review, and other publications. She is a 2017 Lambda Literary Fellow and graduate of the University of Washington's MFA program. 

Miranda grew up in the Midwest and now lives in Portland, Oregon with her wife, two cats, and many trees.