Photo credit: Silvia Mazzocchin/Harvard Gazette

Photo credit: Silvia Mazzocchin/Harvard Gazette

Kassi Underwood grew up in Lexington, Kentucky. Her writing has been published in the New York Times, the Atlantic online, The Rumpus, Refinery29, and Guernica. She holds an MFA from Columbia University, where she taught for three years on the faculty of the Undergraduate Writing Program. She speaks about personal transformation, the spirituality of abortion, and social justice. She has lectured at colleges nationwide, addressed religious communities, and appeared as a guest on MSNBC, Fusion, and HuffPost Live. A masters candidate at Harvard Divinity School, she lives with her husband in Gloucester, Massachusetts.