About the Author
Ilya Michael Rachman, MD, PhD is a clinical instructor at the UCLA School of Medicine, a diplomat for the American Board of Internal Medicine, and a practicing internist specializing in treating weight-related diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, and arthritis.
Alison Smith has been a resident at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. Her writing has appeared in "McSweeney's" and various anthologies. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Please visit www.namealltheanimals.com.