Kristen MoellerKristen Moeller, MS, is an agent at Waterside Productions, the literary home of Eckhart Tolle, Neale Donald Walsch, Jean Houston and other luminaries. Previously, she was an acquisitions editor at Morgan James Publishing and the executive publisher for Persona Publishing, a boutique self-publishing imprint.

Kristen is intimately acquainted with the challenges of being an author. She launched herself into the world of non-fiction with her first published book and has since released two other titles. With her background as a therapist, her experience as an author, and her expertise in the world of publishing, Kristen excels in gently guiding authors through the publishing process as well as providing the much needed encouragement along the way.

With 30 years of training and experience in psychology and personal growth, Kristen craves discovering new (mostly female) authors with real and gritty memoir or literary fiction about walking through the fires of life. A three time TEDx speaker, she has been featured on NPR, ABC, NBC, Fox News, the New York Times, Huffington Post as well as a stint on TLC’s Tiny House Nation.

Kristen lives in the mountains of Colorado with her husband, a Rhodesian Ridgebacks and two pit bull rescues.

Kristen will be participating in the Critique session and Pitch session and presenting How to Write a Captivating Memoir: Tough Love for Writers