Born in New York City, Cecile Rossant worked as an architect New York and Tokyo before settling in Berlin in 1995. She is the author of the novel Tokyo Bay Traffic (Red Hen Press 2008), and a collection of short fiction, About Face (Red Hen Press 2004). Her stories have also appeared in Salt Hill, Exberliner, Bordercrossings and an anthology of contemporary fiction, The Crucifix is Down (Red Hen Press 2005). Since 2006 she has studied performance with Peter Rose at the Center for Active Culture in Berlin. She has performed her texts at Kaffee Burger, Poetry Hearings Berlin, Art Pub and Der Club der Polnischen Versager and at the Cornelia Street Cafe in NYC.