Originally from Georgia, LJ Pemberton is a writer / artist living in Los Angeles, California. Her essays, poetry, and award-winning stories have been featured in the Los Angeles Review, Exacting Clam, [PANK], Hobart, Words & Sports Quarterly, VICE, the Brooklyn Rail, the Electric Encyclopedia of Experimental Literature, Northwest Review, and elsewhere. Her photography has appeared in the Northwest Review, Hobart, the London Photo Festival, and has been featured by Metro Los Angeles. She was previously an assistant editor at NOON and she currently reviews fiction for Publishers Weekly. She is the editor of the Bureau of Complaint.