Katherine DeGilio is a writer, editor, and optimist from Virginia. Her work has appeared in Authors Publish Magazine, Scribble Literary, and Third Wednesday, among others. She is the winner of Story of the Week and Story of the Month in Fifty Word Stories (2018) and Poem of the Week in Third Wednesday (2019). A member of the International English Honors Society, DeGilio recently recieved a BA in English Literature and hopes to pursue an MFA in the future. She loves connecting with her readers and encourages them to reach out to her.