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Kristie Smeltzer is a fiction writer, editor, writing coach, and teacher. She's currently revising her women's fiction novel, Wasted Wedding Dress, and will begin querying in 2022. 


Her writing has been published by The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review, Apeiron ReviewEclectica MagazineThe Florida Review, and So to Speak. 


Kristie earned her MFA in creative writing at the University of Central Florida. She resides in Charlottesville, Virginia, and teaches at WriterHouse, where she also works as the program manager. She's a proud cat mom of the incomparable Maisy Mae, a beloved furry companion and occasional editor. 

Beautiful Calixedo Cat Maisy Mae