About K.R. Gaddy
K.R. GADDY's work has appeared in The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, Baltimore magazine, OZY, and Narratively, among other publications. Her writing and research has received numerous awards, including a Robert W. Deutsch Foundation Rubys Artist Grant. She has an MFA in nonfiction from Goucher College, a BA in history, and a BA in modern languages and linguistics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). This is her first book. She lives in Baltimore with her partner, banjo builder Pete Ross, and their cats.
You can call her Kristina if you see her. Read more of her writing on her website or see what she's up to on Instagram. You can also follow her and review the book on Goodreads.