Josha Jay Nathan graduated from the University of Oregon's Creative Writing M.F.A. Program in 2016. He grew up near Puget Sound, and now lives in Portland. He has worked as a teacher and has also helped manage communications for a marine research institute, a software startup and several philanthropies. Currently at work on a collection of short stories, he is interested in how we as humans change the natural world, as well as in its own inevitable shifts that can affect us in a myriad of small ways.