Eaton Kristen

Kristen Eaton


BSR Contributor Since April 5, 2010

Kristen Eaton, formerly of Philadelphia, is a freelance writer who lives in Vermont, where she is putting the finishing touches on her first novel. (Photo: Witold Henszel, (c)2007.)

Kristen Eaton's work has appeared in the periodicals Seven Days and Stage Directions, as well as online at

Kristen earned a degree in Character Studies (a self-designed major) at Cornell University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with her thesis: a novella entitled The Kelpie. She has trained with authors Helena Viramontes, Maureen McCoy and Robert Morgan.

Kristen has worked and traveled extensively in Ireland, Italy, Maine and Philadelphia, and now lives in Vermont. She is currently seeking an agent for her first full-length novel.

In her spare time, Kristen studies herbalism, storytelling and media culture. She practices yoga and contact juggling, and develops and maintains the websites and

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Hey, it beats the 9-to-5 grind.

Pennsic's medieval make-believe

Can't stand your job? Why not check out the good old days?

Every year thousands of enthusiasts gather to turn a Pennsylvania campground into a medieval city. Then as now, it's one way to escape the drudgery of the real world.
Kristen Eaton

Kristen Eaton

Essays 3 minute read
The late Dan Henley's life is just beginning.

Virtual goodbyes: Death and the Internet

Life after death, on the Internet

Since the jeweler Dan Henley died unexpectedly last year at the age of 49, his life has assumed a dimension it never possessed before— on the Internet.
Kristen Eaton

Kristen Eaton

Essays 3 minute read
Gianni Strino's 'La Lettera': Must I do this downtown?'

Artists, writers and taxes: Another Philadelphia story

Don't tax my syntax!

Philadelphia makes struggling free-lance writers and artists purchase a Business Privilege License, just like Comcast. Am I the only creative soul who's been driven from the city for this reason?
Kristen Eaton

Kristen Eaton

Essays 2 minute read