A North Carolina native, Krystal A. Smith (i.e. K.A. Smith) is a Black lesbian writer of poetry and speculative fiction. Her poems have appeared in Tulips Touching (2011) and recent short stories have appeared in Ladylit Publishing’s Summer Love: Stories of Lesbian Holiday Romance (2015) and Lez Talk: A Collection of Black Lesbian Fiction (2016).
Krystal holds an M.A. in English from Western Carolina University, and a B.A. in English from Appalachian State University.
Her debut collection of speculative fiction, Two Moons: A Collection of Short Fiction, will be released on March 20, 2018.