Kristin Lenz

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About me

Occupation social worker/writer
Location metro Detroit, Michigan, United States
Introduction Kristin Lenz is a writer and social worker whose career has taken her from a teen runaway shelter to an urban hospital, from rural Appalachia to the California Bay Area to inner-city Detroit. She is the blog editor for the Michigan Chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Her writing has been published by online literary journals, including Hunger Mountain and Great Lakes Review, and she is represented by Carrie Pestritto at Prospect Agency. Her debut YA novel, the Art of Holding On and Letting Go, will be released September 12 2016.
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.