Jacob Albert, a Collaborative Writer for IA, lives in the Bay Area. He has an MFA from the Michener Center for Writers and a BA from Yale. He was most recently a Wallace Stegner Fellow in fiction at Stanford University. His writing has appeared in Guernica and he has taught creative writing to high schoolers, retired seniors, middle-schoolers and Stanford undergraduates. Prior to turning to fiction, he worked as a private investigator and business journalist.