Kim Chinquee is a regular contributor to NOON, DENVER QUARTERLY, and CONJUNCTIONS, and has also published in PLOUGHSHARES, THE NATION, STORYQUARTERLY, INDIANA REVIEW, FICTION, MISSISSIPPI REVIEW, and over a hundred other journals and anthologies. She is the author of the collections OH BABY, PRETTY, PISTOL, VEER, and SHOT GIRLS, is Senior Editor of NEW WORLD WRITING, and Chief Editor of ELJ (ELM LEAVES JOURNAL).. She lives in Buffalo, NY, where she co-directs the writing major at SUNY-Buffalo State.