Author of the article

Kim Chinquee is the author of eight books, most recently her novel Pipette. She's received three Pushcart Prizes, a Henfield Prize, is chief editor of ELJ (Elm Leaves Journal), Senior Editor of New World Writing Quarterly, and co-director of SUNY-Buffalo State University's writing major. She's a triathlete and lives with her three dogs in Tonawanda, NY. For more about Kim, visit her website at For more information about Kim’s most recent book: