I am a writer, editor, photographer, and National Book Critics Circle Board member. My writings have appeared in Freeman’s, Kirkus Reviews, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and in other publications. I am also write for Lithub.com and Book Editor for Journal of the North Atlantic and Arctic. I also teach nonfiction in The Master of Arts program in Writing and Oral Traditions at the Graduate Institute in Bethany, CT.
I received my MFA in Creative Writing from The New School and previously studied in the Master programme in Communication for Development, Malmö University, Sweden, an interdisciplinary program analyzing the interplay between politics, media, information and communication technology, international development, diversity, conflict resolution, and theories of social change within the context of globalization.
My forthcoming book, What Remains, is about living in and leaving a small paper mill town in Western Maine (Picador, 2019).
I am represented by the incomparable, super likable, hard-working, Sarah Burnes, at The Gernert Company.
You can contact me at kerri.arsenault at bookcritics.org