Kiersti Giron holds a life-long passion for history and storytelling. She has been published in Grit, Clubhouse Magazine, Clubhouse Jr., and two newspapers and is currently collaborating on some projects with Lauraine Snelling. She loves to write stories that show the intersection of past and present, explore relationships that bridge cultural divides, and probe the healing Jesus can bring out of brokenness. Her novel manuscripts set in the American West have been contest finalists and winners, including two ACFW Genesis Awards.
Much of Kiersti’s interest in Native American cultures and history comes from the relationships she has built with Native friends after living five years on the edge of the Navajo reservation in New Mexico. She has a growing passion for racial justice and reconciliation and continues to learn and grow through friendships and reading in this area. She has a B.A. in English with a writing emphasis from Azusa Pacific University and taught five years of high school English at a local Christian international school.
A member of ACFW and a close-knit critique group, Kiersti loves learning and growing with other writers penning God’s story into theirs, as well as blogging and connecting with readers at www.kierstigiron.com. She lives in California with her beloved husband, their busy one-year-old son, and two kitties.