Kathryn Waring is an essayist and multimedia writer based in Pittsburgh, PA. Her work has appeared in American Literary Review, The Rumpus, and gravel, among others. She is a recent graduate of the MFA program at the University of Pittsburgh, where beginning in August she will teach creative writing and serve as Digital Media Learning Coordinator for Pitt’s English Department. 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.