Kim Suhr is the second-place winner of the Wisconsin People & Ideas 2021 Fiction Contest. She is author of Nothing to Lose (Cornerstone Press, 2018) and Maybe I’ll Learn: Snapshots of a Novice Mom (2012). Suhr holds an MFA in fiction from the Solstice Program at Pine Manor College where she was the Dennis Lehane Fellow in 2013. Her writing has appeared in various publications. Suhr is Director of Red Oak Writing where she leads Writers’ Roundtable critique groups, provides manuscript critiques and coaching, and leads the summer Creative Writing Camps for youth. When Suhr isn’t writing, she enjoys reading, gardening, time outdoors with her family and being a fan-girl for her grown children in their various pursuits.