About Kristin

Kristin Battestella writes for her hometown newspaper The Cumberland County Reminder and has been writing non-fiction, speculative fiction, dark fantasy, paranormal, and horror for over twenty years.

She is a member of the South Jersey Writers Group and founder of the South Jersey Women Authors. Kristin has attended the Philadelphia and Collingswood Book Festivals and the Muse Online Writers Conference among numerous other literary events across the Mid-Atlantic states. She established the Autumn Authors Fair as well as the Mount Holly Writers Conference and Book Fair in addition to volunteering at her local libraries.

Along with numerous sports articles, print essays, online reviews, and pen name fiction, Kristin's first eBook was published in 2005. Her first full-length work The Vampire Family was re-released with Eternal Press in 2010, and her 7 book sequel series Fate and Fangs was published with Muse It Up in 2013. 

Kristin's essays appeared in the Horror Addicts Guide to Life Anthology in 2015, and she has written for Search Magazine since 2016. Recently, she has done podcasts and video reporting for HorrorAddicts.net in addition to her longstanding film criticism at I Think, Therefore I Review. 

After a difficult battle with Lyme Disease, Kristin is ready to finish her next dark fantasy novel alongside exploring new media platforms and attending more literary events. 

She recently relocated further into the Wilds of South Jersey between The Burnt Mill Ghost and the Jersey Devil to the Last House on the Left with a gracious husband and a temperamental black cat.

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