Kim Nelson…

is a writer & occasional performer, retired roller derby skater, hugger of animals, pop culture nerd, recreational kayaker, and daytime drinking enthusiast. As co-creator of the sketch comedy group The GeekOuts, she wrote and performed in the shows More Amazing Than the Time Michael Jackson Came To Your House to Use the Bathroom, Sophomore Effort, and Get Outta My Dreams And Onto My Unicorn at Donny’s Skybox at The Second City. You can follow her personal blog PonytailUp, on Medium, and on Twitter @ponytailup. Kim’s work has been published on various online outlets including The BillfoldWhiskeypaper, Vignette ReviewOur Urban Times,  StoryClub Magazine, and Chicago Literati, and she regularly contributes to the online magazine Heauxs.