Tiffany Lee Brown is a writer, performer and interdisciplinary artist based in Portland, Ore. She is the editor of 2GQ, the literature and media arm of the non-profit 2 Gyrlz Performative Arts, and is presently a guest editor for PLAZM magazine. Her work is published in periodicals such as Bookforum, Utne, Bust, Tin House and Art Access, and in anthologies including The Bust Guide to the New Girl Order, Gargoyle, Slow Trains, Northwest Edge and The Clear Cut Future. She has performed at the Portland Rose Festival, Wordstock, Burning Man, Performance Works NW, the Richard Foreman Festival, the Enteractive Language Festival, the Dark Arts Festival and others. She is currently collaborating with book artist Clare Carpenter on A Compendium of Miniatures, to be published by 2GQ in late 2006. Tiffany would like to thank Soapstone for offering her the wonderful residency at which she was able to finish this piece, and Bill Palmer for his invaluable insights. Tiffany welcomes online visitors at www.magdalen.com and at 2GQ.org.