Critique Boutique Information
Open to critiquing: First Pages 2/5/10/50, Graphic Novels (text only), Full PB, Full Chapter Book, Full MG, Full YA.
Dates available: July 18 – Aug 15, Sept 1 – Oct 15, Nov 1 – Dec 31
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Kristen Kiesling resides in Houston, Texas, with her hubby and two boys. She is a former public school teacher, an active member of SCBWI, and recently awarded the SCBWI 2020 Sue Alexander Award for her YA manuscript titled IF I TELL. Her debut YA graphic novel, THE HARROWING, is set for release in Spring 2024 with Abrams Amulet and was nominated for the 2020 Cynthia Leitich Smith Award. She was awarded the 2019 SCBWI Nevada Mentorship with author Heather Petty and was a top twenty finalist for the Killer Nashville Claymore Award. Kristen writes graphic novels, young adult fiction, and picture books.