Kristin graduated with honors from Columbia University with a degree in Literature and Writing. She went on to complete an MFA in Nonfiction Writing at Columbia University’s School of the Arts, during which she was Editor-in-Chief of Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art and held an editorial internship at The New Yorker’s “Goings On About Town.”
A writer and editor whose feature articles have appeared in BBC Travel, BBC’s Good Food Magazine, The Daily Beast, Wall Street Journal India, Forbes India, Condé Nast Traveller India, and Culture, Kristin has also contributed to ISLANDS, Wine Enthusiast, foodandwine.com and afar.com, among others. She has freelanced as a Reporter at Condé Nast Traveler, a Researcher at InStyle and Vogue, a Travel Expert at Jetsetter, a Content Editor at Refinery29 and Interim Executive Editor at American Spa Magazine. Kristin is a Contributing Editor at Organic Spa Magazine, where she covers lifestyle topics such as beauty, health and travel. Travel writing assignments have taken her to France, India, Croatia, Argentina, and the Maldives, plus incredible corners of the world. She is currently a Nonfiction Editor at Panorama: A Journal of Intelligent Travel.
Kristin is working on a novel about two rival cheese makers on a divided Croatian island. Her fiction was recently longlisted for the first annual Cosmonauts Avenue Fiction Prize. She lives in Manhattan with her Indian husband and Japanese Chin, Sachi.
Kristin is a member of The American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), PEN America, and the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP). In 2016, she was named a “40 Under 40” honoree by The National Federation of Croatian Americans Cultural Foundation.