Kristin Lamendola holds a bachelors degree with honors from Princeton University and a Masters degree from the George Washington University. While an undergraduate she studied under Joyce Carol Oates in the Creative Writing department. A lover of the written word, she is an avid journal writer, blogger, and the author of two unpublished novels. She was a finalist in General Fiction in the Colorado Gold Writing Conference, 2006. She supports her creative habits by working as the Director of Strategic Sales and Marketing for Vervago, Inc. Her literary heroes include Judy Blume, Wally Lamb, and Barbara Kingsolver.