Mandy Catron, MFA, is a lecturer in the UBC Department of English. She has been published in Under the Sun, The Vancouver Review, The Fieldstone Review, The Walrus, and The New York Times. She was awarded the Fairclough Teaching Prize for 2012-2013. Read her New York Times article, To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This or listen to her 2015 TED Talk. Her first book, a collection of essays on the dangers of love stories, will be published by Simon and Schuster in 2017.