Jenny Cutler Lopez is the Online Editor at Northern Virginia Magazine and the author of the award-winning Who I Am: American Scar Stories. Jenny is the creator of Back-Story: First Time Tales and her essays and articles are published in a variety of places including the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library‘s annual anthology, Northern Virginia MagazineHippocampus Magazine; 10 Habits of Truly Optimistic People; Inscribed, and Saturdays@9. She has published fiction, non-fiction, and poetry since 2006. Jenny holds a B.A. from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a M.A. from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She lives in Virginia with her husband, two children, and three black cats.