Kendra Fortmeyer

Jon Chaiim McConnell Split Lip Magazine

Contributing Editor

Kendra Fortmeyer (@kendraffe) is the author of the magical realist young adult novel Hole in the Middle and graduate of the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ workshop with an MFA from the New Writers Project at the University of Texas at Austin. Her fiction has won the Pushcart Prize and appeared in The Best American Nonrequired Reading, One Story, The Toast, Lightspeed, and elsewhere. Kendra was born and raised in the woods of North Carolina, and in quiet moments, her heart creeps back to the green and sleepy Piedmont with cicada-thick trees. She’s currently writing about ghosts, sex, and teen girl agency in Austin, Texas.