About Rocky…

Rocky Kidd writes mysteries, thrillers, and horror stories about Appalachia and the Appalachian diaspora from the Indiana side of Chicago. Born to parents from Eastern Kentucky who moved North looking for work during the Great Migration; Rocky is rooted in the culture and place-based identity of Appalachia and the industrial North. Rocky was raised on the Stanley Brothers, the Old Regular Baptist Church, and John L. Lewis. Rocky holds a B.Sc. in Public Health, an M.A. in English Literature and is an M.F.A. Candidate in Creative Fiction at Southern New Hampshire University. He is currently writing his debut novel; a mystery-thriller based in post-war Eastern Kentucky.