Charlotte Kupsh is a Ph.D. student in composition and rhetoric. She’s interested in place studies, place-conscious education, first-year writing, and composition pedagogy. Her academic and creative work has been published in Writing on the Edge, The Madison Review, Pleiades, and The Los Angeles Review, and she has written for the serial radio drama Bend in the River. Previously, she was the prose editor of Barstow and Grand, a Midwestern literary magazine. She holds an M.A. in English-Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.