Kristin is a fiction/short story writer, blogger and aspiring playwright. She is a 2016 graduate of Smith College with a Bachelor’s in English Language and Literature and also received an Associate’s in Creative Writing from Holyoke Community College in 2014. During her time in college, she wrote articles for Smith College’s Center for Religious and Spiritual Life as one of their reporters/photographers during the 2015-16 school year, interned at Smith’s Poetry Center, was a member of HCC’s Green Honor Society and Communications Officer and had her poem, “Healing,” published in her community college’s literary magazine, Pulp City, in 2012. One short story, “The Hallow Fest Queen,” was included in Dark Carnival: An Anthology of Horror through Pen and Muse Press in November 2014.
Since graduating, she has kept herself busy job searching, networking, keeping up-to-date on happenings at her alma mater and launched this blog in May 2016. Other recent endeavors include contributing blog posts and submitting short stories online for writing contests (her most recent published in December 2016). She currently tutors, serves as a content creator for creative marketplace, YAYWORLD, and contributing writer for online literary magazine, HEAL(er) Mag.
When she’s not writing or reading endless books, Kristin attends church, volunteers, plays piano occasionally and listens to music from her favorite musician and role model, David Archuleta. Some of her favorite shows include The Simpsons, This is Us, America’s Got Talent, various shows on Investigation Discovery and new faves Chicago P.D. and Supergirl. Her other interests include singing, nature photography, nature walks, movies and a budding hobby for painting.