Kristen Kittscher

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Pittsburgh, PA, The United States




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Kristen Kittscher is the 2014 James Thurber House Children's Writer-in-Residence and debut author of THE WIG IN THE WINDOW (Harper Children's 2013) and THE TIARA ON THE TERRACE (Harper Children's, 1/5/2016). Officially a native of Pittsburgh, Kristen grew up in over thirteen cities -- including San Francisco, Reno, London, and Dallas. She graduated from Brown University with a degree in Comparative Literature and worked as a story editor in Hollywood before becoming a teacher. A contributor to the Los Angeles Review of Books and The Rumpus, Kristen is a frequent presenter at schools, libraries, and festivals and is active in promoting community literacy initiatives in Southern California, where she lives with her husband, Kai.

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