Although Kalyn has been writing most of her life, WHAT WE CARRY was her debut women's fiction novel. After suffering a miscarriage in 2017, Kalyn sought to write the book she wanted to read about loss and hope in the wake of grief. WHAT WE CARRY was the winner of the American BookFest Best Book Award in the Women's Fiction category in 2021.
In 2023, Kalyn released her sophomore novel EVERYTHING'S STILL THERE. This novel delved into the topics of female friendship and postpartum depression.
Kalyn wrote a novel, SOMETIME, SOMEWHERE many years ago and re-released a kindle-only version in 2023. This novel straddles a few genres- think Sliding Doors meets The Time Traveler's Wife. She is in the process of working on two more novels, both dealing with the themes of motherhood and a woman's identity.
Kalyn lives on the south shore of Long Island with her husband, two daughters and pair of energetic German Shepherds, Kahlua and Paloma. By day she is a professional horseback rider and owns her own equestrian business where she trains horses and riders how to jump. The barn has always been Kalyn’s happy place and you will see echoes of this in all of her work.
Before Kalyn began her career as a rider and author, she studied Biology and Biochemistry at Stonehill College with the intention of attending veterinary school and has worked at both large and small animal clinics in the New England area where she grew up. Instead of heading to vet school, she followed her passions and moved to NY to begin her career on the elite show jumping circuit. She hopes to find the balance between her two loves- riding and writing- as she embarks on her career as an author.
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