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.
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!
Name: Kira Nicole Brighton (“Sunlight over the People’s Victory in the Bright Town”)
Age/Birthday: 27 years old, April 2nd
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