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Krista writes fiction in fantasy and magical realism, poetry, and creative nonfiction. She is currently spending quarantine at home with her cats. Wear a mask!

Publications and Awards

FORTHCOMING: Krista’s creative nonfiction essay “The God of High and Low Places” will be published in the spring 2021 online issue of Under the Sun.

Winner of the 2020 Julia Peterkin Flash Fiction Contest from South 85 Journal run by the Converse College Low-Residency MFA program. Her piece “The Holy Waters of the Ganges,” will be published in the journal’s Fall/Winter 2020 issue.

Krista’s short story “Rooks Mate for Life” is published in Volume 3, Issue 1 from Denver-based indie literary magazine From Whispers to Roars.

About Krista Beucler

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Originally from Colorado, Krista Beucler received a Bachelor of Arts in creative writing at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia. She was the Editor-in-Chief for Issue 7.2 of the Rappahannock Review, the literary journal published by the University of Mary Washington. Krista has been published in From Whispers To Roars. She is currently a contributing editor for the Community Cats Podcast blog.

The Book Blog

July 2020 Books

Books Reread The Princess Bride by William GoldmanCW: some outdated language related to disability, and weak female charactersI reread Cary Elwes’s memoir about the making of The Princess Bride movie last month so I thought I’d reread the book this month. It’s still pretty weird (in a good way). If you haven’t read it, a …