Kathryn Waring is an essayist and audio producer living in Pittsburgh, PA. Her work has appeared in American Literary Review, The Rumpus, gravel, and more. She is Editor-in-Chief of Hot Metal Bridge and is finishing up her MFA in creative nonfiction at the University of Pittsburgh. She holds a BA in English from the State University of New York at Geneseo. Currently, Kathryn 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.