Biography: Kevin was born in Chicago and raised in Oak Forest, Illinois. From a young age, they became enamored with the magic of books and storytelling. Kevin’s interests vary wildly, and as such, they studied English, Philosophy, Gender & Women’s Studies extensively at Northern Illinois University, where they graduated summa cum laude. As the staff writer and editor at Armor, they get to practice and hone their writing skills in a professional environment. As as an added benefit, they get to learn from Armor’s talented team programmers (currently, how to write code). When not working or reading, Kevin binge watches a lot of movies and television. They’re excited to be a part of the Armor team and enjoy dealing with the new challenges that the job offers them.
Education: BA in Philosophy, NIU; BA in English, NIU.
Hobbies: 17th-century British literature, poetry, and manuscript culture (specifically, John Donne and John Milton), magical realism (specifically, Jorge Luis Borges, Italo Calvino, Isabel Allende, and Nikolai Gogol), feminist literature and poetry (specifically, Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf, Adrienne Rich, Christina Rossetti, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Jeanette Winterson, and Daniel Mallory Ortberg), the ghost stories of M. R. James, Sheridan Le Fanu, Susan Hill, and Shirley Jackson.
Favorite Sci-fi movies:Mad Max: Fury Road, Serenity, Blade Runner, Sunshine, Deadpool, Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale, No Men Beyond this Point.
Favorite Sci-fi series:Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Dollhouse, Westworld, Altered Carbon, Black Mirror.