547541_10201023547254531_287459157_nKristin has worked as a food server, car wash attendant, quality assurance engineer, game designer, web interface designer, project manager, radio and club DJ, music reviewer, retail buyer, store manager, and tailor. She has loved all of her jobs, but has always felt in her heart of hearts that it was preliminary research for her present and most favorite occupation of writer. With that same goal in mind, she is enrolled in the University of Nebraska at Omaha where she is majoring in neurological sciences…er, creative fiction writing with a minor in business. Kristin has lived in eight different cities of varying sizes, but currently calls Omaha, Nebraska home.


Editorial Work

Honors and Awards

  • Dean’s List, College of Public Affairs and Community Service: 2012
  • Dean’s List, College of Communication, Fine Arts, and Media: 2013
  • Chancellor’s List: 2013
  • A lifetime member of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Hugh Alexander Banner Fine Arts Scholarship for the 2013-2014 school year
  • Peter Kiewit Student Entrepreneurial Award Nominee 2013, awaiting decision
    • This award recognizes the attainment of exceptional student business activities through the use of information technology.
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst Juniper Summer Writing Conference nominee 2014

Additional Coursework

  • University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop Summer Writing Series: Plot Fundamentals 2013
  • University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop Summer Writing Series: A Weekend in the Screen Trade 2013
  • University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop Summer Writing Series: Training the Reader Sentence by Sentence 2014
  • University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop Summer Writing Series: Writing Effective Story Openings 2014

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