I am currently writing a book (working title: Organizing Information), due out from A Book Apart in April 2019. Aimed at web designers and developers, it makes the principles of information architecture more accessible and practical to teams without working content or IA professionals.

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Additionally, I write and publish poetry. My poems have appeared in Indiana Review, Pleiades, American Journal of Poetry, Crab Orchard Review, Puerto del Sol, and others. You can support my writing via Patreon, where I share a weekly newsletter of poems curated from around the web.

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How to have a conversation.

Last Wednesday, nearly 50 of Omaha and Lincoln’s neatest content-interested people showed up to have a conversation with Kristina Halvorson. It was excellent. There was a great mix of industries, in-house and agencies, developers, writers, marketers, friends and strangers — and everyone seemed engaged and excited. They came with questions. They listened. They met new people. They ate chocolate-covered strawberries.Continue reading