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Kristen is an emerging Mexican-American author and founder and editor-in-chief of Five South, a biannual literary journal. Her novella Why, Arizona was a finalist for the 2019/20 deGroot Prize. She has had several pieces published in The Los Angeles Press, Sheriff Nottingham, and 100 Words of Solitude. Kristen is a LARB and Kenyon Writer's Workshop fellow. She is currently working on a novel series, going to school, and building the Five South community. 

 
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Five South

An digital biannual literary journal publishing short fiction, flash, and poetry. 

www.fivesouth.net

 
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Bluebird Review

Bluebird Review is a digital poetry journal. 
www.bluebirdreview.com

 
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deGroot Prize Finalist

Why, Arizona awarded one of two finalists for the deGroot Prize for a novella at The Miami Book Fair. 

 
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Interview with Becky Tuch

Editor interview with Becky Tuch of LitMag Roundup.

 

there's a bluebird in my heart that
wants to get out
~Charles Bukowski