Carolyn Peterson attends Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, in the Creative Writing program. She is a senior, graduating with a BA in Creative Writing and a certificate in Women's Studies. After graduation in the spring, she plans to move to Washington D.C., in order to become more familiar with urban prison systems; She plans to, one day, teach Creative Writing to prison inmates—after graduate school. Furthermore, she wants to edit and publish a compilation of inmate writing: multi-genre in nature and unique in perspective. She's originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, but would eventually like to live in Chicago, Kenya, or Sweden.