Kristy is a graduate of the Rainier Writer’s Workshop Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program. Prior to graduate school, she attended the Evergreen State College where she majored in creative writing and feminist studies. Her short fiction has been published in two anthologies as well as several online journals. Aside from her academic studies she completed a publishing internship with Copper Canyon Press and interned at the Housing Resources Board writing web copy and interviewing clients. Recently, Kristy joined Field's End Writing Community as a core team member. Kristy is a bookseller and manager of the Used Book Annex.