Kathryn McMahon is an American literary and speculative fiction writer who grew up in and out of the US and lives abroad with her British wife and small dog. Her prose has appeared or is forthcoming in Syntax and Salt, The Cinncinati Review, The Baltimore Review, (b)OINK, Jellyfish Review, Split Lip, Necessary Fiction, and others, including Upper Rubber Boot's food and horror anthology Sharp & Sugar Tooth: Women Up to No Good. Recently, her work has been nominated for Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, and the Pushcart Prize. She is a member of Codex. Follow her on Twitter at @katoscope.