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Kristie Smeltzer, writer

Photo by Megan Geiger

Kristie Smeltzer is a fiction writer, editor, writing coach, and teacher. She's currently revising her women's fiction novel, Josephina Bianchi Re-examines Everything, and will begin querying in early 2023. 


Her writing has been published by MonkeyBicycleAtticus Reviewpioneertown, 101 Words, The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg ReviewApeiron Review, Eclectica Magazine, The Florida Review, So to Speak, and others. 


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

Beautiful Calixedo Cat Maisy Mae
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