Kristin Lenz

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About me

Gender Female
Occupation social worker/writer
Location metro Detroit, Michigan, United States
Introduction Kristin Bartley Lenz is a writer and social worker who has lived in Michigan, Georgia, and California. Her debut young adult novel, The Art of Holding On and Letting Go, was a Helen Sheehan YA Book Prize winner, a Junior Library Guild Selection, and an honor book for the Great Lakes Great Books Award statewide literature program. Her fiction, poetry, essays, and articles have been published by The New York Times, Writer's Digest, Hunger Mountain, Great Lakes Review, The ALAN Review, Literary Mama, Women On Writing, the SCBWI Bulletin, The New Social Worker, and more. She also writes freelance for Detroit area nonprofits and teaches creative writing for teens and adults.
Interests reading, writing, hiking, rock climbing, yoga, cooking
Favorite Books The Book Thief, A Northern Light, Speak, Harry Potter, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, Dandelion Wine, The Color Purple... The list goes on and on.