Originally from Ohio, Kindra McDonald is a transplant to the South where she received her BA from Virginia Wesleyan College and her MFA in Poetry from Queens University of Charlotte. She teaches Poetry to adults and children at The Muse Writers Center and teaches various writing courses for UMUC catering to military members pursuing their education. She is cofounder and coeditor of Copaiba Press which works to publish veterans and their families. Her work has appeared in various journals to include Portfolio Weekly, The Quotable, New Fraktur Art Journal, The Camel Saloon, Muddy River Poetry Review and the anthologies The Nearest Poem and Barbie in a Blender. She was a finalist for the Press 53 Open Awards in 2011. She lives with her husband and cats in Norfolk, VA where she is an unbalanced yogi, an amateur aerialist, and baker of damn fine cookies.
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