Kirsten Holmstedt

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Kirsten A. Holmstedt is an American author and journalist. She has written for newspapers, magazines and business publications.[1] Holmstead is the author of two books on women in the military.[2]

Early life[change | change source]

She was born and grew up in Mystic, Connecticut, USA.[3] In 1985 she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Drake University.[3] In 2006, she earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Nonfiction Writing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.[3]

Career[change | change source]

Besides two books on women and the military, she has written other articles on military issues. She left her job as a public information officer for Coastal Carolina Community College in Jacksonville, North Carolina to be a freelance writer.[4]

Awards[change | change source]

Bibliography[change | change source]

  • Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq (2007) ISBN 0-811-70267-7 OCLC 80020132
  • The Girls Come Marching Home: Stories of Women Warriors Returning from the War in Iraq (2009) Stackpole. ISBN 0-811-70846-2

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kirsten Holmstedt". off-the-edge.net. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  2. Sara Wood (6 February 2013). "Author Kirsten Holmstedt sheds light on women in combat". WHQR. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Kirsten Holmstedt". Goodreads Inc. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  4. Ben Steelman. "Women at War - Book examines their return from combat". Star News Online. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  5. "MWSA Award Winners". Military Writers Association of America. Retrieved 4 October 2015.

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