Krista writes fiction in fantasy and magical realism, poetry, and creative nonfiction. She is currently pursuing an MFA in creative writing at Drexel University.
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.
Top 10 finalist in the WOW! Women on Writing Q3 2021 Creative Nonfiction Essay contest with her flash essay “Pineapples.”
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 is currently pursuing an MFA in creative writing from Drexel University. Krista is a winner of the Julia Peterkin award, and her creative work has been published in Kelp Journal, Mulberry Literary, and South 85 Journal, among others.
Books Reread The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan Percy Jackson and the Olympians book 5 of 5**Book Hangover AlertThe thrilling conclusion! These books were so good. I am so excited for the new TV show. 5/5 pegasi A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare*Yes, I read it again even though I read it last month. …
Books Reread Yellowface by R. F. Kuang*****Book Hangover AlertLots of rereading this month. I reread Kuang’s Yellowface, even though I just read it in May, because Kuang came to speak to my MFA cohort. She was fabulous. So smart and so kind. This book was also just as good the second time. I really admire …
Books Reread Cloud Atlas by David MitchellCW: racism, slavery, cannibalism See my post, the Überbook, for more on my Big Summer David Mitchell Reread.5/5 moon-gray cats New Books Read Friday by Robert HeinleinCW: gang rape, tortureThis is one of my dad’s favorite books and he’s been trying to get me to read it forever. I …