Kym Cunningham received her MFA from San Jose State University with emphases in creative nonfiction and poetry. She acted as the lead Nonfiction Editor of Reed Magazine, the oldest literary magazine West of the Mississippi. She received the Ida Fay Sachs Ludwig Memorial Scholarship and the Academy of American Poets Prize for outstanding achievement in her writing. Her writing has been published in Caesura, Santa Ana River Review, South 85 Journal, Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, The Writing Disorder, The 3288 Review, Drunk Monkeys, Zingara Poet, and Reed. Her writing is forthcoming in Claudius Speaks. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.