BORN: Cambridge, Massachusetts
HOMETOWN: Starkville, Mississippi
SCHOOLS: NYU, USC
LIFE HIGHLIGHTS: When @cutepicofmeidkmightdeletelater was born, getting married on a farm, interviewing James Brown
CLAIM TO FAME: Oldest of 70 first cousins
FAVORITE BOOKS: Middlemarch, Girlvert, Confederacy of Dunces, Tess, The Leopard, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Anna Karenina, Pimp
At age seventeen, KK Wootton became a movie critic for the Chicago Tribune. She was on the editorial staff of one of the first music websites, SonicNet.com, beginning when it was a BBS at a loft in TriBeCa. Wootton worked as an emerging media consultant at both Anonymous Content and Ogilvy & Mather and has taught argumentative writing at the University of Southern California, as well as business writing at Northwestern’s School of Continuing Studies.
Wootton has published creative non-fiction in the Houghton Mifflin collection Personals and fiction in the Grove Press collection They’re At It Again.