Written Word

Kristina Moriconi is an essayist, poet, and visual artist whose work has appeared in a variety of literary journals and magazines. Her second book, In the Cloakroom of Proper Musings, was published on August 1, 2020.


poems & essays

The Ripple of Everything, About Place Journal
Volume VII, Issue III, On Rivers, River Signs

Still Looking, Map Literary

Left Behind: Ten Signs of Erasure, Paperbark

Into the Breach, The Comstock Review
Special Merit, The 2022 Muriel Craft Bailey Prize

Woman with Pears– Thimble Literary Magazine
, Vol. 4 No. 2

Three Poems- Here to Gressier, Biopsy, A Universal Language, About Place Journal
Volume IV, Issue III, The Unraveling

Implied and Extended, Unbroken Prose Poems
Issue 29

–sanctity, One Art, a journal of poetry
January 15, 2021

Notes on Building a Somewhat Bearable Space for Disbelief– Terrain.org
11th Annual Contest in Nonfiction Winner, March 5, 2021

Everything That Falls Into the Explanatory Gap– Sonora Review
“What happens inside this high school classroom is the one thing she promises never to write about.”

What Remained – Finalist | Terrain.org 8th Annual Contest in Nonfiction
“It is always something not there that attracts me, catches my eye.”

Fifteen Year Forecast– Brevity Magazine, Issue 52 / May 2016 / Nonfiction
“I mistrust the hope of keeping anything out.”