Kristen Millares Young is a journalist, essayist, and author of the novel Subduction, a Paris Review staff pick called “whip-smart” by the Washington Post and “a brilliant debut” by the Seattle Times. Winner of Nautilus and IPPY awards, Subduction was a finalist for two International Latino Book Awards and Foreword Indies Book of the Year. She reviews books for the Washington Post. A former Hugo House Prose Writer-in-Residence, she is the editor of Seismic, a Washington State Book Award finalist. Kristen was the researcher for the New York Times team behind “Snow Fall,” which won a Pulitzer. She is Seattle University’s 2023 Distinguished Visiting Writer.
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