Kristyn Kusek Lewis

Title: Writer/Editor
Education: Vermont College of Fine Arts
Location: Arlington, Virginia

Kristyn Kusek Lewis is an award-winning writer and editor with over two decades of experience working in national print media and the publishing industry. Kristyn is the bestselling author of Perfect Happiness (HarperCollins, 2020), Half of What You Hear (HarperCollins, 2018), Save Me (Grand Central, 2014) and How Lucky You Are (Grand Central, 2012).

Kristyn is also the Contributing Books Editor for Real Simple magazine, where she writes the monthly “What Should I Read Next?” page. She previously held editing positions at publications including Glamour and Child, and is a well-established freelance writer who has written for dozens of publications over the past twenty-five years.


Her work has appeared in the New York Times, O: The Oprah Magazine, Reader’s Digest, Real Simple, Glamour, Self,  Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Parents, Allure, Good Housekeeping, Cooking Light, Health, Men’s Health, the New York Daily News, and many more.


Kristyn is a graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts, where she earned an MFA in creative writing, and the College of the Holy Cross.

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