Whitney's fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in: Ninth Letter, The Southeast Review, Grist, The Pinch, Lumina, Raleigh Review, The Laurel Review, Moon City Review, and Quarter After Eight, among others. Her story, “The Entertainer,” won a 2020 Pushcart Prize and will appear in Pushcart Prize XLIV: Best of the Small Presses. She was named a semifinalist in American Short Fiction’s 2019 The American Short(er) Fiction Prize for her story, “Script.”
Her stories have earned additional nods, including: Pushcart Prize nominations for “Daddy-o,” and “The Pupil,” a PEN/Robert J. Dau Prize nomination for "Daddy-o," an Honorable Mention from Glimmer Train for "The Nest," and Editor's Choice from The Gateway Review for "Big Bad."
Whitney's nonfiction can be found on various sites, such as: Salon, Huffington Post, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, The Weeklings, where she served as a contributing editor, and The Big Jewel, where she sits on the editorial board. She previously worked as a book reviewer for Barnes and Noble's B&N Reads. She holds an MFA from Spalding University and lives in Kentucky with her husband and sons.