Misty Skaggs, full time writer and part time hermit, was born and raised in the backwoods of Elliott County, Kentucky where she still lives. She is an associate editor at Night Train Magazine. Her poetry and prose are rooted firmly in Appalachia and have been published in literary journals like Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, New Madrid, Inscape and The Pikeville Review as well as online at Fried Chicken & Coffee and Revolution John. Skaggs has also self-published two chapbooks, glue stick and copy machine style. Her interests include junk shopping, porch swinging, and cats.