Kim Shegog is the winner of the Converse College Inaugural Book Prize for Fiction. Her book, Crossing Over, is forthcoming spring 2022 from Clemson UP. She was a finalist for Redbud’s First Annual Coppice Prize (2021). Her work has appeared in Appalachian Review, The Sun, r.kv.r.y quarterly, and anthologized in This is What America Looks Like: The Washington Writers’ Publishing House Anthology (2021). She was the recipient of the Judith Siegel Pearson Award for Fiction from Wayne State University in 2019. She holds an MFA from Converse College. The Virginia native and part-time South Carolinian now resides in Ohio.