Keren Toledano received her BA in English Literature from Harvard, and her MA in Arts & Humanities Education from NYU. She went on to work as a literary agent, Hollywood story analyst, and film festival coordinator. In addition to her work as a writing associate at Cooper Union, she continues to pursue creative writing projects in diverse genres. The winner of the 2011 Harvardwood Writing Competition in the short play category, she has completed a novel of historical fiction, a work of contemporary women's fiction, and several stage plays. Her work has appeared most recently in Slice Magazine, among others. Keren has recently begun a new artistic endeavor as an acrylic painter and digital designer, and has still to learn the secret to keeping paint off her furniture and clothing.