Kristen-Paige Madonia

Kristen-Paige Madonia is the author of Fingerprints of You, and her short fiction has been published in the Greensboro Review, The New Orleans Review, American Fiction, and Five Chapters. She holds an MFA from California State University, Long Beach, and now lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, with her husband and son. She teaches creative writing at the University of Nebraska, Omaha MFA program, the University of Virginia, and James Madison University. Visit her at and @KPMadonia.

Books by this Author

Invisible Fault Lines
Fingerprints of You


Kristen-Paige Madonia on INVISIBLE FAULT LINES

Kristen-Paige Madonia speaks to the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, nontraditional loss, and the ability to endure as they relate to her book, INVISIBLE FAULT LINES.

Author Appearances

Kristen-Paige Madonia will be in conversation with Bethany Hegedus
603 North Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78703
SEP 28
Kristen Paige-Madonia will join Books, Inc. and the Not Your Mother's Book Club with fellow YA author Tamara Ireland Stone
855 el camino road
palo alto, CA 94301

Author Revealed

Q. What is your favorite movie?

A. Also too hard to pick just one, but Wonder Boys, Garden State, Almost Famous, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind fall at the top of my list.

Q. Where did you go to high school and/or college?

A. I went to high school in Martinsville, VA, and I received my BA from James Madison University

Q. What were your previous occupations?

A. I've worked as a nanny, a jeweler, a receptionist, a Kindergarten assistant, bookstore clerk, substitute teacher, wine pourer at a vineyard, freelance editor, and intern at a film and literary agency in Beverly Hills.

Q. What was/is your favorite job?

A. Writing, always writing of course.

Kristen-Paige Madonia on the Web