Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum

Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum is the author of two collections of short fiction, This Life She’s Chosen and Swimming With Strangers (both published by Chronicle Books). She has been the recipient of two Pushcart Prize nominations, a PEN/O. Henry Prize, and fellowships from the Sewanee Writers Conference, the MacDowell Colony, and the Jack Straw Writers Program. Kirsten’s short stories have been published widely in journals, and she’s led fiction workshops at a number of colleges and universities across the U.S. She lives in the Seattle area with her family and can be found online at

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