Things worth mentioning
May 2020 - Present
Editor-in-Chief, Five South
Managing editor, editor-in-chief, web design, podcast engineering, marketing, and wearer of many hats. Kristen produces two issues per year and manages a staff of eleven readers and editors.
Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Publisher, Bluebird Review
Founder and publisher of Bluebird Review, a digital poetry journal that publishes regular content. Web design, marketing, editor-in-chief, administrative, social media, and so on and so forth.
deGroot Prize for a Novella
In 2019, Kristen's novella, Why, Arizona was awarded finalist for the deGroot Prize at the Miami Book Fair.
Issue Editor, Fiction Editor, Inscape Magazine
Curated, edited and designed the fall 2020 issue of Inscape Magazine at Pasadena City College.
2019 & 2021
Kenyon Writer's Workshop
Kristen has been accepted to the Kenyon Writer's Workshop two years in a row.
Los Angeles Review of Books Publishing Workshop Fellow
Was accepted into and attended the 6-week publishing workshop hosted by LARB.