Torii Grabowski works as a writer and educator in Boise, where she lives with her husband and two canine children. Originally from Chicago, Torii moved to Boise to pursue her MFA in fiction writing at Boise State University. While there she taught undergraduate writing and worked as the Associate Editor of The Idaho Review. Her stories can be found in The Manchester Review, The Southern Pacific Review, and The Hudson Review, among others. She is a two time winner of The Glenn Balch Fiction Award, and has collaborated with local film projects.