Kristen Eliason


Kristen Eliason is the author of Picture Dictionary (Flaming Giblet Press, 2014) and the chapbook Yours, (Dancing Girl Press, 2012). Kristen holds an MFA from the University of Notre Dame, where she was the Sparks Prize recipient in 2008. Her work has been anthologized in The Best of Kore Press POETRY, and Fire in the Pasture (Peculiar Pages). Kristen’s work also appears in print and online journals, including Lantern ReviewDIAGRAMSix Little ThingsJukedRobot MelonTwo ReviewMakeout Creek, and others. She is a co-founder and editor of the online literary magazine Menagerie where she publishes poetry and experimental language pieces.

Kristen is a Utah native and lives in the Salt Lake Valley with her husband and son. She is currently the Director of Corporate Communications for a software company. When she isn’t writing or working, you can find her creating art at



Picture Dictionary, Sundress Publications (Flaming Giblet Imprint), 2014

Yours, Dancing Girl Press, 2012



Additional Info

  • Region: Wasatch Front
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Tags: Women