Monique Laban is a writer based in New York. Her essays have appeared in Electric Literature and Catapult. Her fiction has appeared in The Offing, Aquifer: The Florida Review Online, Clarkesworld, and the collection Tiny Nightmares, edited by Nadxieli Nieto and Lincoln Michel (Catapult, October 2020). She is an alumna of the 2019 Tin House Summer Workshop, the 2019 Viable Paradise 23 Workshop, and the 2017 Voices of Our Nations Arts (VONA) Workshop. She is currently writing a novel.