Kathryn Paulsen is a poet, playwright, fiction writer, and essayist. Her work has appeared in publications from Canada to Ireland to Australia, including New Letters, West Branch, Spillway, Saint Ann’s Review, Scum, Craft, and Big Fiction. She earned an MFA in film at Columbia University and has been awarded residence grants at Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, VCCA, and other retreats. Kathryn lives in New York City, but, having grown up in an Air Force family, has roots in many places, and suffers from chronic wanderlust. See her occasional musings at ramblesandrevels.blogspot.com.