Bethany Holmstrom is an Associate Professor of English at LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York, where she teaches composition, creative writing, literature, and liberal arts courses.

She received her PhD in Theatre from CUNY Graduate Center. Her dissertation explored race, citizenship, and US Civil War memories on the postbellum stage. She also researches and teaches speculative stuff (theatre, literature, and film/TV). Her scholarly work has been published in Theatre History Studies, Journal of American Drama and Theatreand edited collections, as well as other places (see her CV for a complete list).

She received an MFA in Creative Writing from City College, CUNY. Her fiction appears in Appalachian Review. 

She lives in Brooklyn with her rescue pup. You can contact her at bholmstrom [at] lagcc [dot] cuny [dot] edu.