Quinn graduated magna cum laude with a BA (Hons.) in English from Skidmore College, where she received the Sara Bennett Prize for Fiction. She received her MFA from New York University’s Creative Writing Program, where she studied with Joyce Carol Oates, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Maaza Mengiste, among others. Quinn was previously an assistant editor at Washington Square Review. Her writing has appeared in The Atticus Review, Folio, Subtle Fiction, and Short, Fast, and Deadly. She is currently at work on two novels.