J.R. Rivero Kinsey (formerly Suarez) is a story teller, music maker and lyricist, driven by a desire to connect with words and sound on an intimate level. A life-long musician and singer, Kinsey also began writing in 2014. She is currently working on a series of creative nonfiction about finding family and the struggle of growing up not knowing who you are. She has written two solo albums, and her music has been featured in stage productions by Off Center Dance, and film productions by Wild Lens and Axel Void. She also wrote and recorded the soundtrack for the documentary “Bluebird Man”, which aired nationally and was nominated for a NW Emmy Award. She currently lives in Idaho City where she weaves her time around songwriting and prose, and studies Gaelic in moments between.

 Please click on the menu links above for more information on her work.