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Kristin Ohlson
Attended Antioch, Cleveland State, Bennington
Lives in Portland, OR
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freelance writer
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  • freelance writer, present
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Portland, OR
Previously
Oroville, CA - Cleveland, OH
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Kristin Ohlson is the author of Stalking the Divine, an award-winning memoir praised for “beautiful writing and gritty honesty” in a starred review by Publishers Weekly and co-author of the New York Times bestselling Kabul Beauty School. Ohlson has published articles and essays in the New York Times, Salon, Gourmet, Utne, Ms, Oprah,  Discover, New Scientist, Tin House, Food & Wine, Poets & Writers and many others, and has published fiction in literary magazines. Salon included one of her personal essays in a 2003 anthology called “Life As We Know It,” she received the Ohio Arts Council's major fellowship for Fiction in 2004, and her article about dining out in Kabul was included in Best American Travel Writing 2008. She has taught writing at Cleveland State University, the Cuyahoga County Jail, and elsewhere.

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  • Antioch, Cleveland State, Bennington
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