Kirslyn Schell-Smith makes art, photography and painting. She is also a writer, avid reader, and loves caring for four cats with her wife in a small town in Virginia. She received her BA in Studio Art from Denison University, with a minor in Queer Studies. She received her MFA from Ithaca College. She’s been published by the Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review, Pilot Press (London), Paul Soulellis, Image Text Ithaca.