About & Contact

Writer: Technology, Space, New Media,  Animals, Whimsy

Kristen Bobst is an LA-based freelance writer.  She’s a graduate of The University of Southern California’s Writing for Screen and Television MFA program.

Prior to USC, Kristen attended the University of Florida (Go Gators) where she graduated summa cum laude with a degree in English. Then she attended Trinity College, Dublin, earing an M.Phil. degree in Anglo-Irish Literature inspired by an Oscar Wilde obsession.

Kristen’s professional experience includes writing scripts for musical, educational iOS apps geared toward children.  She also served as the managing editor of comedy website Comediva.com. During her time there, she wrote “Klingon Style,” a video which went viral and is currently at 5 million views. In addition to dancing Klingons, Kristen has written a number of other comedy and lifestyle videos. She’s also a ghostwriter.

Kristen is also the co-founder of popKraken, a production company specializing in animation.  “My Pet Hellhound” which Kristen wrote and is directing is set to premiere in 2018.

Kristen has recently sold the rights to a YA property about girls in STEM which is now in production as a graphic novel.

Find her online journalism here: Paste Magazine,  The Mother Nature Network, The Mary Sue, & Adventure Cats.

View the product launch videos she co-wrote here: PogoCam & SuperSuit.

Check out the apps she worked on here: Migalolo & The Rainforest Musical. A third education app for kids is set to release in the summer of 2017.

In her free time, Kristen runs two blogs: Sock Puppet Burlesque & Off-Kilter-Critters, which are exactly what they sound like.

She also has written a novel about a financially-savvy hedgehog.

Email: thekristeno [at] gmail [dot] com

Twitter: @thekristeno