Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Kristin Bartley Lenz

Kristin Bartley Lenz‘s debut young adult novel, The Art of Holding On and Letting Go, was a 2016 Junior Library Guild Selection and a 2017–2018 Great Lakes Great Books Award honor book. Her fiction, essays, and articles have been published by Hunger Mountain, Great Lakes Review, The ALAN Review, and Writer’s Digest. She’s also a social worker and lives in Metro-Detroit with her husband and teen daughter. Learn more at


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Books by Kristin Bartley Lenz

Date Title Section
Jan 16, 2019 Daughter (Dis)Connected Poetry