KC Kirkley is a teacher, writer, and editor from northern California. His publications include the novella "Ars Longa, Vita Brevis" from Paragon Press and short stories in The Los Angeles Review, Portland Review, Chicago Literati, Upstreet Anthology, Sixfold, and The Noyo River Review. His work has won the MCWC Short Fiction Prize and was named the Honored Finalist for the Portland Review Short Fiction Awards. He has also been a Finalist for New Ohio Review's Fiction Prize and Honorable Mention for Glimmer Train's Family Matters contest. He has served as a contributor for Curbside Splendor Blog and as the editor of Curbside Splendor eMagazine. He holds an MFA degree from Spalding University.
KC Kirkley's current projects include a collection of short fiction entitled If the Accident Will . . . and Other Lies (in manuscript) and a novel with the working title Celebrate Me. He blogs at Polonius Reviews Everything, a satirical review of whatever is left over after the more serious reviewers are finished.