Kristin Kowalski Ferragut

Kristin Kowalski Ferragut teaches, plays guitar, hikes, and supports her children in becoming who they are meant to be. She is author of the full-length poetry collection Escape Velocity (Kelsay Books, 2021) and the children's book Becoming the Enchantress: A Magical Transgender Tale (Loving Healing Press, 2021). She hosts the DiVerse Gaithersburg Poetry Reading and Open Mic and enjoys the vibrant writing community in the DMV. Her poetry has appeared in Beltway Quarterly, Nightingale and Sparrow, Bourgeon, Mojave He[Art] Review, Anti-Heroin Chic, Fledgling Rag, and Little Patuxent Review among others. 


For complete list of poetry events in Montgomery County, MD please visit MoCo Poetry Events FB page

“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.”


"You have to go the way your blood beats. If you don't live the only life you have, you won't live some other life, you won't live any life at all." 
— James Baldwin

“I sit at my window and the words fly past me like birds — with God's help I catch some.”

Jean Rhys