Kayla Rae Whitaker
Kayla Rae Whitaker’s work has appeared in Buzzfeed, Literary Hub, Joyland, Split Lip Magazine, and others. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and New York University. Her debut novel, The Animators, was a Spring 2017 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and a February 2017 Book of the Month Club selection. She was also featured on Publishers Weekly’s Spring 2017 Writers to Watch list. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky.