Kimberly Knutsen is a professor of English at Concordia University in Portland, Oregon. She volunteers as an advocate for The Cupcake Girls, an organization that provides services and support to workers in the sex industry, and is a certified Body Trust® provider. She loves reading, yoga, Pilates and hanging out with her family and pets. Her work can be found in various literary journals, including Fiction Attic and Hoot. She’s currently at work on a memoir, Girl Doll: Growing Up Plastic in the 70s & 80s.