Jennifer Culkin is a critical care and former emergency flight nurse. She received her B.S.N. from Russell Sage College and her M.F.A. from the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University. Jennifer's essays have appeared in Utne Reader and The Georgia Review and she has received a fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center. Her debut memoir, A Final Arc of Sky: A Memoir of Critical Care, was published by Beacon Press in 2010.