Kristin Palm

Freelance writer and editor

United States

I'm a freelance writer, editor and grant writer based in Detroit, MI. I help nonprofits, educational institutions and social justice organizations hone their messages, tell their stories, advance their missions and raise funds. My work has been featured in The New York Times, the New York Daily News, the San Francisco Chronicle, Metropolis and numerous other outlets.


Professional Writing

Data Driven Detroit
Messaging Platform

I worked with Data Driven Detroit to develop a messaging platform that clearly defines their work, vision and values

TechTown Detroit
Annual Report

I project managed, wrote and edited TechTown Detroit's 2017 annual report, fusing metrics, storytelling and imagery

WSU Office of Economic Development
Website: A Catalyst for Growth

I collaborated on strategy and wrote all the content for this overhaul of the WSU Office of Economic Development's website, reflecting the department's 10 years of work in the community.

TechTown Detroit
Video: What It Takes

I managed all aspects of production for this video for TechTown, working with Detroit film studio Iron Coast

East Bay Asian Local Development Corp.
Strategic Plan 2013-16

I helped develop this leading CDC's "healthy neighborhoods" approach to community development, then co-authored the plan detailing this new direction.

Op-eds, Essays & Articles