Kristien is a Creative Writing PhD student, writer, editor and dancer from Johannesburg, South Africa.
She was a recipient of the prestigious UEA Booker Prize Foundation Scholarship at the University of East Anglia, and her short fiction has been published in print and online.
- MA, Creative Writing - University of East Anglia
- BA (Hons), English - University of the Witwatersrand
- BA (Hons), French - University of Pretoria
Diverse representations of the ballerina in middle grade and young adult fiction
Lucy Christopher and Tracy Brain
Creative writing, dance fiction, diversity in middle grade and young adult fiction, South African literature.