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About the Artist

Kristen Millares Young (Seattle) is a freelance reporter for The New York Times and was the researcher for Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek, which won a Pulitzer Prize and a Peabody Award in 2013. Hailed by The Stranger as one of the “fresh new faces in Seattle fiction,” Kristen is writing a novel about an anthropologist who befriends and betrays a hoarder and her son. Kristen graduated from Harvard College and the MFA program at the University of Washington, where she studied and taught creative writing. She is a co-founder of InvestigateWest, a nonprofit journalism center in Seattle, her hometown.

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