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Kristen Houghton

Agent: Stacey Glick
Naples, Other US, United States


Kristen Houghton is an author and award winning columnist.

She is the syndicated Relationships columnist for the Examiner.

Her professional writing portfolio can be seen at

Print and Online Magazines:

BellaOnline Magazine, Marriage Editor

Family Magazine, featured relationship writer

Self in the City

Women's World

Boomer Girl

Gulfshore News



Florida Magazine

California Magazine

Tango: the Relationship Magazine

The Post Chronicle

Her weekly column MARRIAGE has a world-wide readership of over eight million monthly and has been cited for excellence in writing, "a great mix of sensitivity, practicality, and humor...brava Kristen!" by her fellow writers, at The Writers Review

Family Magazine readers have voted her relationship articles as "the best and most popular" for 2006 and 2007

In December 2007, Kristen Houghton became the Senior Fiction Editor of Mused Literary Magazine.

Professional Affiliations:

New Writers' Guild

National Newspaper Columnists

Association of Relationship Writers

National Editors and Writers Association

Kristen holds a M. F. A. in writing and journalism and a M.A. in Linguistics/Languages.

She taught World Languages and Cultures on the high school and college level.

Under the name of CK Houghton, she writes short horror stories bringing to mind the tales of Rod Serling and Stephen King.

Kristen and her husband, Alan, a teacher, divide their time between New Jersey and the West Coast of Florida. They are partners in 2008 Willin' Cate Webworks

Interests: Dance(during college I was a broadway "gypsy" in the chorus lines on broadway!), travel,snorkeling, sailing, diving and the absolute peace of the ocean. "I have a vivid imagination and,for me, writing is as natural as breathing!

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • And Then I'll Be Happy!