Kait Heacock is a book publicist by day and writer the rest of the time. She grew up in the same city as her literary idol, Raymond Carver. She hopes this means something. Her work has appeared in literary journals, magazines, and websites including: Bustle, DAME, Esquire, KGB Bar Lit Mag, Portland Review, Tin House, tNY.Press, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and the Washington Post. Her debut short story collection, Siblings and Other Disappointments, comes out on October 11, 2016 from Ooligan Press.