Mariah Rigg is a writer from Honolulu, Hawai`i, who likes writing about how things break. Her work has been featured or is upcoming in The McNeese Review, Pidgeonholes, 7x7, and elsewhere. In 2019, she was nominated for the PEN/Robert J Dau Emerging Writers Award and has received support for her work from Oregon Literary Arts. Currently, she is pursuing an MFA from the University of Oregon, where she teaches Intro to Fiction Writing and Composition. She will attend the 2021 Sewanee Writers' Conference as a poetry scholar.