Meghan Forbes is a doctoral candidate at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She lives in New York City, where she is currently completing her dissertation “In the Middle of It All: Prague, Brno, and the Avant-Garde Networks of Interwar Europe.” Meghan has received numerous fellowships and grants for this project, including an IIE Fulbright for archival research in Berlin for the 2014-2015 academic year. Outside of her academic writing, Meghan has published her reviews, essays, and translations in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Words Without Borders, When In Drought, molossus, and Michigan Quarterly Review (where she is also a regular contributor to the blog). Meghan is the creator and coeditor of harlequin creature, an arts & literary journal that aims to engage the the public in creative production through “typing bees” and children’s workshops, conducted at such public institutions as the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Dia:Beacon, and 826. Meghan holds an MA in Czech Literature from Columbia University and a BA in Art History from NYU. Photo: Sasha Arutyunova, 2014.