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Hi, I'm Kristan! I am a freelance photographer, videographer and video editor based out of Chicago.  I have an MA in Journalism from the University of Missouri and a BA in photography from Columbia College Chicago. I have the eye of an artist, the heart of a journalist, and I'm always up for adventure. 

Select Publications: the Wall Street Journal, MSNBC.com, the Chicago Tribune, the Guardian, Huffington Post, Mother Jones, Paste Magazine, Chicago Magazine, KPBS San Diego, Time Out

Select Clients: Uber, Teach For America, Chicago Ideas Week, Women Tech Founders, TechNexus, Changing the Face of Beauty, ThinkCerca

I'm also a tour contributor to Apartment Therapy. You can see my posts here

You can reach me at kristanlieb@gmail.com or 314-609-6817.

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<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="The Gravedigger's Daughter" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15972.The_Gravedigger_s_Daughter"><img alt="The Gravedigger's Daughter" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1386924363s/15972.jpg" /></a></div>
<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1202.Freakonomics"><img alt="Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1327909092s/1202.jpg" /></a></div>
<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="Coming Through Slaughter" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/80064.Coming_Through_Slaughter"><img alt="Coming Through Slaughter" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1388189378s/80064.jpg" /></a></div>
<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1618.The_Curious_Incident_of_the_Dog_in_the_Night_Time"><img alt="The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1327882682s/1618.jpg" /></a></div>
<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="Bastard Out of Carolina" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25354.Bastard_Out_of_Carolina"><img alt="Bastard Out of Carolina" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1424648725s/25354.jpg" /></a></div>
<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="American Gods" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30165203-american-gods"><img alt="American Gods" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1462924585s/30165203.jpg" /></a></div>
<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30861.Woman_Hollering_Creek_and_Other_Stories"><img alt="Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1388201830s/30861.jpg" /></a></div>
<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="Crazy from the Heat" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1041980.Crazy_from_the_Heat"><img alt="Crazy from the Heat" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1387731006s/1041980.jpg" /></a></div>
<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/386187.Midnight_in_the_Garden_of_Good_and_Evil"><img alt="Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1427166915s/386187.jpg" /></a></div>
<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="Sex Object: A Memoir" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26795372-sex-object"><img alt="Sex Object: A Memoir" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1461317225s/26795372.jpg" /></a></div>
<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="The Lowland" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17262100-the-lowland"><img alt="The Lowland" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1366930267s/17262100.jpg" /></a></div>
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<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="Assassination Vacation" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3110.Assassination_Vacation"><img alt="Assassination Vacation" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1440616283s/3110.jpg" /></a></div>
<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="The Night Circus" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9361589-the-night-circus"><img alt="The Night Circus" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1387124618s/9361589.jpg" /></a></div>
<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="Underground in Berlin: A Young Woman's Extraordinary Tale of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24396877-underground-in-berlin"><img alt="Underground in Berlin: A Young Woman's Extraordinary Tale of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1436823185s/24396877.jpg" /></a></div>
<div class="gr_grid_book_container"><a title="Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman" href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29340182-shrill"><img alt="Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman" border="0" src="https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1460015959s/29340182.jpg" /></a></div>
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