herese Kinkaide holds a BS in Political Science, with a minor in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Education. She obtained both degrees from Quincy University in Quincy, IL. She is a former member of the National Writers Association, as well as a former president and current member of the Quincy Writers’ Guild, a local writers’ group. Ms. Kinkaide has a self-published book entitled Betrayal. She has had short stories published in the ezines Lovewords, Pens on Fire, and Crime & Suspense. She is a member of the Illinois State Poetry Society and has had poems published in The Poet’s Pen. Ms. Kinkaide lives in the Midwest with her husband and children.