Kevin Maloney was born in Portland, Oregon in 1976. He lived for a time in Vermont but currently resides in North Portland with his wife, Aubrey. At times a TJ Maxx associate, grocery clerk, outdoor school instructor, organic farmer, electrician, student teacher, and teddy bear salesman, he currently works as a web developer and writer.

His debut novel Cult of Loretta was published by Lazy Fascist Press in May 2015. His fiction has appeared in Hobart, Barrelhouse, The Nervous Breakdown, and a number of other journals and anthologies.