Kris Faatz

Fiction Writer

Parkville, MD
Maryland US

Author's Bio

Kris Faatz (rhymes with "skates") is a writer and musician. Her stories have appeared in the Potomac Review, the Kenyon Review's KROnline, Glassworks, Reed, Helen, and Luna Station Quarterly, among other journals. She has been a contributor at the Kenyon Review Writers Workshops and the Sewanee Writers' Conference and is currently an assistant editor with Bartleby Snopes literary journal. Her debut novel, TO LOVE A STRANGER, is forthcoming in June 2017 from Blue Moon Publishers (Toronto, ON).

Publications & Prizes

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Kenyon Review Online
Luna Station Quarterly
Potomac Review
Prizes won: 

Short story "Bird Fly Away Home" received Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train's Jan/Feb 2016 Short Story Award for New Writers competition.

First novel, TO LOVE A STRANGER, finalist for the 2016 Schaffner Press Music in Literature Award.

Short story "Unraveled Souls" shortlisted for Reed Magazine's 2014 John Steinbeck Award for short fiction.

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Born in: 
State College
Raised in: 
Broomall, PA
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Last update: May 21, 2016