Kenny Gould graduated from Duke University with a degree in English. He was one of the first hires at Gear Patrol Magazine, where he worked with Hop Culture co-founder and college friend Travis Smith. In 2017, Kenny received his M.F.A. from Chatham University. He has previously worked on a farm and taught creative writing in the Allegheny County Jail. In addition to writing for Hop Culture, Kenny contributes to Thrillist, Time Out New York, Munchies, and Bon Appetit.