Kristen was born in Oakville and raised in the small farming community of Nobleton, Ontario. She attended York University, graduating with an Honours Bachelor of Arts.
She is a two-time winner of the Stage West Comedy award for her plays Gibson & Sons (2016) and Hurry Hard (2019).
Her writing credits include Book Club (August Theatre Co, Port Stanley Festival Theatre); Gibson & Sons; Five Alarm (Port Stanley Festival Theatre, Lighthouse Festival Theatre); Sugar Road (Theatre Orangeville, Rubarb Productions, Globus Theatre); Hurry Hard (Lighthouse Festival Theatre) and Where You Are (Theatre Orangeville, Upper Canada Playhouse, Orillia Opera House, Victoria Playhouse).
She lives outside of Toronto and works as a writer and actor.