Krista Diamond is a professional writer who lives in (and often writes about) Las Vegas.
Originally from New Hampshire, Krista graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.A. in English and went on to travel and work in the national parks for five years. She has lived in Death Valley National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Glacier National Park, Big Bend National Park, Telluride, CO, Boulder, CO and Austin, TX.
Krista is a highly versatile writer who focuses on a wide range of topics including travel, the outdoors, food and drink and the kind of obscure stories that deserve to be told.
Her non-fiction writing has appeared in Desert Companion, Eater, Time Out and on digital platforms for major outdoor industry retailers including Marmot, Osprey, KOA and Superfeet. Her short stories and personal essays have appeared in Barnstorm Journal, Longleaf Review, Barrelhouse, The After Happy Hour Review, Mojave Heart Review, Spry Literary Journal, Dark Ink Magazine and Adelaide Magazine, for which she was a finalist for the 2017 Short Story Award. She currently serves as micro-fiction editor for Helen Literary Magazine.