About Me

DW McKinney is a writer and editor with a bachelor’s in Biology from Dominican University of California and a master of arts in Anthropology from Texas State University.

She is the 2020 Web Resident in Fiction for The New Southern Fugitives. She is also the book reviews editor for Linden Avenue Literary Journal and previously served as the creative non-fiction editor for The Tishman Review. She has lived many lives as a biologist, chemist, anthropologist, personal assistant, cafeteria worker, and more.

DW is a SoCal native now living in Nevada with her family and beloved orchids. She dreams of one day owning a greenhouse. And writing a book.