About Me

Kira Brighton is a freelance editor and an aspiring YA speculative fiction author recognized medically as “a sensitive little bean.” Her head is in the stars, and her heart is with the humans. The rest of her resides in New Mexico with her parents, her two brothers, and their five cats: one for each person.


Email: kirabrightonstories@gmail.com

Note to Organizers: Because of her medical conditions, Kira cannot attend most events outside of northern New Mexico. However, she is open to virtual appearances!

Social Media: Twitter | Instagram | Goodreads

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Name: Kira Nicole Brighton (“Sunlight over the People’s Victory in the Bright Town”)

Age/Birthday: 27 years old, April 2nd

Gender: Female

Race/Ethnicity: White with English and Danish ancestry

Religion: Spiritually Mormonish

Orientations: Demiheterosexual and biromantic

Location: New Mexico, U.S.A.

Education: Bachelor’s of Arts in English earned in 2016

Career: Freelance editor through Kira B. Edits, seeking publication as a YA speculative fiction novelist

Interests: Stories, especially YA speculative fiction novels; human-related subjects like psychology, sociology, religion, art, history, and medicine; cats

Descriptive Adjectives: Determined, resilient, empathetic, devoted, intelligent, introverted, romantic, head-in-the-stars, global-thinking, rule-following, growth-motivated

Other: Has multiple chronic illnesses, including fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, interstitial cystitis, and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome; also has obsessive-compulsive disorder, primarily in the form of moral scrupulosity; is self-diagnosed neurodivergent