Kathryn Waring is an essayist and independent audio producer living in Pittsburgh, PA. Her work has appeared in American Literary Review, The Rumpus, and gravel, among others. She currently serves as co-Editor-in-Chief of Hot Metal Bridge. Kathryn is finishing up her MFA in creative nonfiction at the University of Pittsburgh and holds a BA in English from the State University of New York at Geneseo. Currently, she is at work on her first book, which examines the history of America’s first epileptic colony, her family history with epilepsy, and the ways in which we remember (or don’t) the history that surrounds us.