DANIELLE SPENCER, writer, teacher, instructor in the Columbia University Department of Narrative Medicine and the Einstein–Cardozo Department of Bioethics in New York. Focusing her work on narrative and visuality, Spencer presents regularly at medical humanities and bioethics conferences and has been published in The Lancet, WIRED, Creative Nonfiction and Esopus. She also worked as artist/ musician David Byrne’s Art Director as well as with photographer Nan Goldin, and studied literary theory in Paris. Spencer holds a BA from Yale University and an MS in Narrative Medicine from Columbia University. Her father, a mathematician, has worked closely with many Hungarians, including Paul Erdős and Endre Szemerédi; the family lived Budapest several times during her childhood, including a year in which she attended the Kodály Music School.