Kristin A. Meekhof graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Kalamazoo College with a major in psychology. She completed the clinical Master in Social Work program at the University of Michigan, and is a licensed social worker. In 2007, when Kristin Meekhof was 33, her husband (a teacher and veteran) of four years was diagnosed with advanced adrenal cancer. Approximately eight weeks later, he died.
Ms. Meekhof was born in S. Korea, and left on the street. She was found by a passerby, and four months later adopted by her parents. About two weeks shy of her fifth birthday, Ms. Meekhof's father, James Vande Vusse died. He had battled cancer. Her mother remarried a few years later and she was adopted for a second time, and her last name became Meekhof.
When Ms. Meekhof is not writing she enjoys traveling, training for half-marathons, and eating chocolate chip cookies.