This year's guest judge is Deb Olin Unferth . She is the author of four books, most recently the story collection Wait Till You See Me Dance . Her fiction and nonfiction has appeared in Harper’s , The Paris Review , Granta , Vice , Tin House , the New York Times and McSweeney’s . She received four Pushcart Prizes, a Creative Capital grant and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. An associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin, she also runs a prison creative writing program at the John B. Connally Unit.