Kimberly Ann Southwick is an Aries with a Capricorn Moon & Ascendant. She is the founder and editor in chief of the literary arts journal GIGANTIC SEQUINS, which released its 16th print issue this past summer. She has two poetry chapbooks, EVERY SONG BY PATSY CLINE (dancing girl press, February 2014) & EFS & VEES (Hyacinth Girl Press, October 2015). Her work was a finalist for the 2016 Yemassee Poetry Prize and a semi-finalist for the Beecher's Magazine 2016 Poetry Prize. This May, she starred in Revision, a production by the Milena Theater Group. She is a PhD candidate in English with a concentration in Creative Writing at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She writes about chapbooks for the Ploughshares blog. This past summer, she attended the Juniper Summer Writing Institute, where she had the privilege to workshop under Harryette Mullen. She currently lives in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana with her husband and their dog.