Katrina Byrd, a writer/playwright, is a 2018 MFA graduate of Mississippi University for Women. Byrd’s short plays appeared in several theatres including Vicksburg Theatre Guild, MOLJOAA Performing Arts Company and Bay St. Louis Little Theatre. Featured in literary magazines across the country, her fiction centers on strong female characters who overcome insurmountable obstacles. You can find Byrd’s fiction pieces in The Disappointed House Wife, Black Magnolias Literary Journal, and Kaleidoscope. Due to an internship funded by the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation, Byrd, visually impaired since birth, was hired to write this review for JaneFriedman.com. At AWP 2018, Byrd also interned with Jane Friedman to provide content for the blog at The Business of Being a Writer website. Byrd is also a 2018 Mississippi Arts Commission Artist mini-grant recipient. Connect with Katrina at Facebook and on Twitter at @ovenhot.