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Kristen Millares Young

Website: https://kristenmyoung.com/


Kristen Millares Young is the author of the novel Subduction, named a staff pick by The Paris Review and called “whip-smart” by the Washington Post, “a brilliant debut” by the Seattle Times and “utterly unique and important” by Ms. Magazine. Shortlisted for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, Subduction won Nautilus and IPPY awards and was also a finalist for two International Latino Book Awards and Foreword Indies Book of the Year. Her essays, reviews and investigations appear in the Washington Post, the Guardian, The Rumpus, PANK Magazine, and Literary Hub, as well as the anthologies Advanced Creative Nonfiction and Alone Together, which won a Washington State Book Award. A former Hugo House Prose Writer-in-Residence, Kristen was the researcher for the New York Times team that produced “Snow Fall,” which won a Pulitzer Prize. She is the editor of Seismic: Seattle, City of Literature, a 2021 Washington State Book Award finalist. A featured presenter for the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau, she also teaches a personal essay workshop at the University of Washington Continuum College.

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