Interview With My Fiancé: Kristen

As you read this installment of Interview With My Significant Other, Kristen and I are away on our annual anniversary trip, which doubles as a joint writing retreat, in the woods. In fact, today is our anniversary, or the day we chose to celebrate as our anniversary. It was the day that Kristen first DM'd me on Twitter. Yes, it is Valentine's Day. Her choice remains chaotic in my mind to this day. But oh how happy I am that this stranger many states away decided to get wine drunk after work and then fire off a message to the girl whose thirst traps she'd been hearting on Instagram for many weeks. This is a particularly fun anniversary year, because four is Kristen's lucky number, and because it's our first one as an engaged couple. We'r...

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Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya

Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya is the managing editor of Autostraddle and a lesbian writer of essays, short stories, and pop culture criticism living in Orlando. She is the assistant managing editor of TriQuarterly, and her short stories appear or are forthcoming in McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, Joyland, Catapult, The Offing, and more. Some of her pop culture writing can be found at The A.V. Club, Vulture, The Cut, and others. You can follow her on Twitter or Instagram and learn more about her work on her website.

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