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Kristen Wheeler

Kristen Wheeler has 13 articles published.

Kristen (she/her) is a staff writer for The Quindecim. She is a sophomore transfer student and a Professional and Creative Writing Major. Kristen is from Parkville, Maryland and a graduate of Parkville High School, after which she earned her Associates of Arts degree from the Community College of Baltimore County. She enjoys writing poetry and short fiction within the gothic and horror genres. Outside of writing, she likes listening to metal music, with some of her favorite bands being Gwar, Avatar, Rammstein, and Korn. Kristen's favorite activities include playing video games on her PC and Nintendo Switch, reading books, and hanging out with friends and her boyfriend. She has previously submitted poems to the Community College of Baltimore County's Fine Print literary magazine. She is known by peers as creative, hardworking, and smart.

Pieces of Human Life

Content Warning: This fictional poem falls within the horror genre. It contains themes of gore, body horror and cannibalism. Please note that … Keep Reading


CW: The following work contains graphic descriptions of cannibalism and body horror. Oh father, what a Corrupted God you are. Picked me … Keep Reading


Chandelier shimmers around The ballroom, filled with masked souls Dancing with a light piano sound. A fellow with a foxy attire Presented … Keep Reading

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