Kerry Rutherford has a Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology and a teaching certificate from the University of Washington in Seattle. She is currently in the MFA program at EWU. Born and raised in the greater Seattle area, Kerry spent three years in Kodiak, Alaska, and twelve years in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Her short stories, poetry and nonfiction have appeared in Spindrift Literary Magazine, Razor Literary Magazine, Bear River Review, and The Mountain Astrologer. Besides writing prose and poetry, she hangs out on the periphery of the singer-songwriter world.