Kristen Roupenian is a writer.
Roupenian is best known for her 2017 short story "Cat Person." Her first book, a collection of short stories called "You Know You Want This," was published in 2019.
Roupenian was raised near Boston. She received her degree from Barnard College, her M.F.A. from the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan, and her Ph.D. in English from Harvard.