Kirsten Bakis

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Kirsten Bakis (born 1967 Switzerland) is an American novelist.[1]


Bakis was raised in Westchester County, New York, and graduated from New York University in 1990. She is a recipient of a Teaching/Writing Fellowship from the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop, a grant from the Michener/Copernicus Society of America.

She has taught at Hampshire College and was a writer-in-residence at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York in 2005. She is currently living in Croton-on-Hudson, New York with her husband, their two children, and two dogs, and is at work on her second novel.




  1. ^ Burt, Daniel S. (editor) (c. 2004). The Chronology of American Literature. Houghton Mifflin. p. 716. ISBN 0-618-16821-4. Retrieved May 16, 2010.