Kristin Roedell

10210 Melody Lane S.W.
Lakewood, WA 98498
Phone: 
(253) 330-6593

Author's Bio

Kristin Roedell graduated from Whitman College (B.A. English 1984) and the University of Washington Law School (J.D. 1987). She practiced family law for 13 years in the Pacific Northwest. Her poetry has been published in over fifty journals and books since 2009, including The Journal of the American Medical Association, Switched on Gutenberg, Ginosko, CHEST, Tacoma City Arts, Soundings Review, Santa Fe Literary Review, and Sierra Nevada Review. She is the author of a chapbook (Girls with Gardenias, 2012, Flutter Press), and a full length poetry collection (Downriver, Aldrich Press, 2015.) She was nominated for Best of the Web and the Pushcart Prize,was the 2013 winner of NISA’s 11th Annual Brainstorm Poetry Contest, and was a finalist in the Crab Creek Review Poetry Contest. She lives in Lakewood Washington with her husband and daughter, and enjoys traveling overseas. Her website is at: http://cicadas-sing.ucoz.com/

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Downriver
(Aldrich Press, 2016)
, MY MANE MEMORIES
(Silver Birch Press, 2018)
Anthologies: 
VoiceCatcher 5
(VoiceCatcher, 2010)
, Weatherings
(FutureCycle Press, 2015)
Journals: 
Amoskeag, Autumn Sky Poetry, Breath and Shadow, Chantarelle's Notebook, Chest, Cliterature, Crab Creek Review, Damselfly Press, Eclectica, Ekphrasis, em:me magazine, Flutter Poetry Journal, Four and Twenty, Ginosko Literary Journal, Legal Studies Forum, Mused BellaOnline Literary Review, Origami Poems Project, Pilgrimage, Poetry for the Masses, Quantum Poetry Magazine, Santa Fe Literary Review, Seeding the Snow, Soundings Review, Switched on Gutenberg, The Blue Hour, The Fertile Source, The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Mom Egg Review, The Sierra Nevada Review, Time of Singing, wazee journal, WomenArts Quarterly Journal
Chapbook: 
Girls With Gardenias
(Flutter Press, 2013)
, Night Circus
(Legal Studies Forum, 2013)
Prizes Won: 
Winner of NISA’s 11th Annual Brainstorm Poetry Contest (2013), Finalist, Crab Creek Review Poetry Contest (2013). Finalist, Quercus Review Press poetry contest for full length collections.

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Seattle
Raised in: 
Seattle, WA
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Last updated: Oct 18, 2016