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clients and testimonials


Below is a select list of clients I’ve worked with during my 27-year freelance career. My resume has all the details.

Oracle Corporation
Sun Microsystems
Cisco Systems
Gartner/Burton Group
Herman Miller
Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company
Wordwright (Amgen, Gilead, Applera)
UC Berkeley
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Santa Fe University of Art and Design
Kendall College
Domus Academy
Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano
Saint Leo University
Glion Institute of Higher Education
Laureate Higher Education Group
NewSchool of Architecture and Design
Walden University
Ecole hotelier de Lausanne
Cengage Learning
National Hispanic University

"Kristin is a consummate professional in whom I have absolute trust.” 

—Dan Mair, communications director, Advanced Nutrients


"Kristin is dependable, trustworthy, and professional. We love working with her.” 

—Paul Matalucci, principal, Wordwright Communications

"You were great to work with!
A real pleasure!”

—Terry Rakosky, VP of Marketing, Art, Architecture, and Design, Laureate Education

Magazines and Newspapers


Yoga Journal
Yoga International
Shambhala Sun

THE magazine
The Prague Post
The Denver Post
The Dallas Morning News
The New Orleans Times-Picayune
The Sydney Morning Herald

The Melbourne Age
Thailand’s The Nation

"Creative, insightful, and willing to travel at a moment's notice, Kristin is a one-of-a-kind voice in the literary-spiritual world.” 

—Shannon Sexton, editor at large, Yoga + Joyful Living magazine



Book Publishers
Addison Wesley
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Fresco Fine Arts Publications
Shambhala Publications
Nolo Press
Ten Speed Press
Peachpit Press
Celestial Arts Press
Foghorn Press
Literature Across Frontiers

"We congratulate you for your scholarship and dedication, and we applaud your talent.” 

—Kay Fowler and Nancy Stem, publishers, Fresco Fine Arts Publications

Kristin Barendsen  ●  Santa Fe, New Mexico  ●  cell: 505.946.7707  ●  kbarendsen (at) gmail.com