Kayla Rae Whitaker
Kayla Rae Whitaker is originally from Eastern Kentucky and has an MFA in fiction from New York University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Smokelong Quarterly, Joyland, Bodega, Burnt Bridge, and Still. She recently appeared alongside such luminaries as Lynryd Skynyrd in the History Channel's southern culture documentary "You Don't Know Dixie." You can follow her on Twitter @kaylarwhitaker.