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Kirsten "Kiwi" Smith

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Born
in Walnut Creek, California, The United States
August 12

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Kirsten Smith is a screenwriter and authors. She co-wrote LEGALLY BLONDE, 10THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU, SHE'S THE MAN and ELLA ENCHANTED. She co-wrote and executive produced THE HOUSE BUNNY and THE UGLY TRUTH. She executive produced WHIP IT.

She has written two YA novels, THE GEOGRAPHY OF GIRLHOOD and TRINKETS, the latter of which is being made into a Netflix series, due out in 2019.

She has had over 40 poems published in literary magazines like The Gettysburg Review, Shenandoah and The Massachusetts Review.

She has also co-written two graphic novels, MISFIT CITY and SMOOTH CRIMINALS.

A native of the Pacific Northwest, she lives in Los Angeles with her MISFIT CITY & SMOOTH CRIMINALS co-author Kurt Lustgarten and their two dogs.
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Smooth Criminals #1 by Kirsten "Kiwi" Smith
"The premise of this one is interesting. Much of this issue didn't grab me. That said, the final panel gave me a bit of promise of something more interesting to come. (And, all that said, I tend not to enjoy #1s as much as the series that follows in m" Read more of this review »
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Smooth Criminals #1 by Kirsten "Kiwi" Smith
"A promising start to the series. The art is dynamic, the characters are fresh, and the humor is on point. I really love that it's set in 1999 because it puts the main character's hacker skills in a whole new light. Also, I love that the jewel thief i" Read more of this review »
Smooth Criminals #2 by Kirsten "Kiwi" Smith
"The team behind Smooth Criminals seems to be the best at cliffhanger endings. Two issues in, I love the premise, but find the execution…OK. But each issue has ended with a cliffhanger that makes me want to read the next issue!"
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“and we laugh and laugh and
all I know is
at this moment I feel like
I can do anything I want
and be anyone I want
and go anywhere on the globe
and still call it home”
Kirsten Smith, The Geography of Girlhood

“A good imagination may be the best friend of loners.”
Kirsten Smith, The Geography of Girlhood

“I realize the thing about a guy you've spent your whole life loving from afar is that even though he's real you've really made most of him up.”
Kirsten Smith, The Geography of Girlhood

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“Now here I am, seventeen with a bullet.”
Emma Forrest, Namedropper

“The dice of love are shouting and madness.”
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“Hug her. That's what she's there for.”
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“Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.”
Alan Watts

“No one has asked me a question yet, but I will not shut up.”
Elizabeth McCracken, The Giant's House




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