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!



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.


FORTHCOMING: Krista’s poem “The Bears” will be published in Wingless Dreamer’s “Dark Poetry” issue.


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,” is 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

October 2020 Books

Books Reread The Golden Compass by Phillip PullmanHis Dark Materials book 1 of 3I love this book so much. The whole series is brilliant, of course, but the first book is definitely my favorite. I even named one of my former cats Pantalaimon. I recently watched the first season of the HBO His Dark Materials …