Kirsten Clodfelter is a freelance writer living in the Midwest. She’s the author of CASUALTIES, a chapbook of home-front war stories (RopeWalk Press, 2013) and the founding editor of the forthcoming children’s series Feminist Fairytales. Her fiction and creative nonfiction work has been published in Narrative, The Nervous Breakdown, The Iowa Review, Brevity, Smokelong Quarterly, Hunger Mountain, Rock & Sling, ROAR, storySouth, Green Mountains Review, and The New York Times, among others.
Her essays, op-eds, and reported pieces cover topics pertaining to health, parenting, politics and social justice, ed tech, and lifestyle. She’s written for Salon.com, Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Woman’s Day, Ozy, Forbes Health, EdSurge, MedPage Today, Healthline, Reader’s Digest, The Vitamin Shoppe, MSN.com, Yahoo, Parents, Scary Mommy, and other outlets.
As the co-founder of Rise Marketing, Inc., she helps guide brands and businesses through the creation of compelling content that tells a unique story while reaching audiences in meaningful ways.