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Kristopher Owens was born and raised in Indianapolis. He found his love for writing in 7th grade when he wrote his first "book"--a compilation of short stories for English class. Kristopher has written in various media including for newspapers, magazines, and online.

He has written several plays that have been produced in cities across the United States, including Jesus, Shakespeare, and Lincoln Walk into a Bar, and Twelve Years a Slave. His book of short stories, Obituaries and Other Short Stories, is out now.

Kristopher is married and has two children.