Kathryn Waring is an essayist and multimedia writer based in Pittsburgh, PA. Her essays & criticism have appeared in The Normal School, The Rumpus, American Literary Review, and gravel, among others. She is a recent graduate of the MFA program at the University of Pittsburgh, where she now teaches creative writing and digital storytelling. Currently, she is at work on her first book, which examines the history of America’s first epileptic colony, her family’s experience with epilepsy, and the ways in which we remember (or don’t) the history surrounding us.