Kristie Smeltzer, writer

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 2022. 


Her writing has been published by The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg ReviewApeiron Review, Eclectica Magazine, The Florida Review, and So to Speak. She has work forthcoming in 101 Words and pioneertown.


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. 

Photo by Megan Geiger

Beautiful Calixedo Cat Maisy Mae