Kathryn Schwille is the author of the novel, What Luck, This Life, selected by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as one of the best Southern books of 2018. Her fiction has appeared in New Letters, Memorious, Crazyhorse, West Branch, Sycamore Review and other literary journals. Her stories have twice received special mention in the Pushcart Prize anthology. She was an award-winning newspaper reporter before moving to North Carolina to become an editor at the Charlotte Observer. A graduate of the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, she lives with her husband in Charlotte, NC and is on the regular faculty at Charlotte Center for Literary Arts.