Kristin FitzPatrick's fiction has been awarded the 2011 Gival Press Short Story Award and the Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize. Her short stories have been recognized by Glimmer Train, nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and published in journals such as Colorado Review, The Southeast Review, Necessary Fiction, and Epiphany. In 2009-2010, she was writer-in-residence at The Seven Hills School in Cincinnati. Kristin has an MFA from California State University, Fresno, and an MA in Writing from DePaul University. She teaches English in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is at work on a book.