About

Kristin Maffei - Photo by Erica Quinn
Photo © Erica Quinn, 2012
Kristin Maffei is a New York-based poet and copywriter.  She works in NYU's Office of Advertising and Publications and hosts one episode of the literary podcast Late Night Conversation each month.

Kristin was educated at Sarah Lawrence College and the University of Oxford, and holds an MFA from New York University, where she was a Goldwater Fellow in poetry and co-curator of the NYU Emerging Writers Series at KGB Bar. 

Placed in liminal spaces with a historical bend, Kristin’s poetry has been featured in Works & Days, Mount Hope Journal, American Athenaeum, qarrtsiluni, The Little Jackie Paper, and Underwater New York.  Her book-length work of poetry, Brack, completed under the supervision of Yusef Komunyakaa, is currently available for publication.