I am a writer living in Brooklyn.

I've had a lot of different day jobs. I've been a barista, a nanny, and an editor. I've worked at Penguin Books, New York Public Radio, Twitter, and Uber. Currently I'm at Google. 

if you'd like to be in touch, just email me at kristenscharold@gmail.com or send me a message on twitter.


I Write

  • Reviews
  • Essays
  • Long-form journalism
  • Fiction

I've Written For

  • The New York Times
  • The Millions
  • Books & Culture
  • First Things
  • Comment Magazine