Anastasia Kierst

akierstANASTASIA KIERST was born in Wyoming and spent most of her childhood and college years in the Rocky Mountains. She is an explorer at heart and soaks up inspiration while traveling with her husband, Jeff Martin. In addition to writing and illustrating, she has worked as a graphic designer and a children’s art teacher. Ms. Kierst has a B.A. in Art from Colorado Mesa University. Currently, she divides her time between Dallas, Texas, and Rollinsville, Colorado. Her titles include Imagination Vacation Colorado, Imagination Vacation Yellowstone  and P is for Pangolin  as both author and illustrator and Hummingbird Heaven  for illustrations only. Ms. Kierst has plans to add more books to the Imagination Vacation  series. Ms Kierst’s art is also available in her Catching Summer Shop on






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Anastasia Kierst backpacking in Yellowstone with mother Cheryl, and father and co-author Christopher.

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