Misty Skaggs, full time writer and part time hermit, was born and raised in the backwoods of Elliott County, Kentucky. She is currently attending Morehead State University. Her poetry and prose are rooted firmly in Appalachia and have been published in literary journals like Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, New Madrid, Inscape and Limestone as well as online at friedchickenandcoffee.com. Skaggs has also self-published two chapbooks, glue stick and copy machine style. Her interests include junk shopping, porch swinging, and cats. You can also find her writing and photography online.