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Pamela Gwyn Kripke is an award-winning writer whose feature stories and essays have run in newspapers, magazines and online news publications including The New York Times (Sunday Review, National, Real Estate), The New York Post, The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Dallas Morning News, Elle, Seventeen, New York Magazine, Newsweek, D Magazine, D Home, D CEO, Metropolis, American Homestyle, Martha Stewart Living, This Old House, Southern Accents, Crain’s New York Business, American Way, Southwest Magazine, Modern Luxury, Redbook, Child, Family Circle and American Baby.

Her fiction has been published or is forthcoming in Folio (American University), The Barcelona Review, The Concrete Desert Review (California State University), Underwired, Brilliant Flash Fiction, Doubleback Review, Book of Matches, West Trade Review, The MacGuffin, Round Table Literary Journal and Meet Me at 19th Street.

In 2010, Pamela’s series of essays for The Huffington Post was submitted for a Pulitzer Prize. Her other essays have been published in The New York Times, Slate, Salon, The New York Post, This Old House, The Dallas Morning News, The Chicago Tribune, Gannett, McClatchy and The Woven Tale Press. She has written a memoir, Girl Without a Zip Code, and published a selection of essays, Up and Atom. Earlier in her career, she worked as a television reporter and anchor in Biloxi, Mississippi and wrote a nationally syndicated first-person column for Creators Syndicate.

Pamela has had extensive training and experience in all niches, particularly investigative reporting, breaking news reporting (filing from Texas for The New York Times National desk), feature writing and narrative nonfiction/memoir. She has held editorships at Working Woman Magazine, The New York Times Magazine Group, Modern Luxury and Health. 

Pamela holds an AB in English Literature from Brown University and a Master of Science from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She has taught journalism, reading and writing to students of all ages, with specific expertise in teaching students with reading comprehension learning differences and dyslexia. Pamela was selected to attend the 2022 Kenyon Review Writers Workshop.

Contact: pamelakripke@gmail.com

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