Phyllis Korkki is currently executive editor of Hooked, the storytelling app. Previous to that she was an assignment editor for the Business section of the New York Times. She is a native Minnesotan and a graduate of the University of Minnesota. Before joining the Times she was an editor at the St. Paul Pioneer Press. She loves napping and reading mysteries (especially dark, humorous Scandinavian ones) and has written two mysteries of her own for National Novel Writing Month. The Big Thing is her first published book. She lives in Brooklyn with her cat, Foxy Brown.