Katherine is originally from Chicago, and now she writes and teaches in the Los Angeles area. She holds an M.A. in English from UC Irvine and teaches writing and literature at Pasadena City College. Katherine is interested in the stories we tell, the stories we are given, and the ways we can redefine our worlds by discovering which stories are true. She is the author of the teen novels How to Be Brave (2015) and The Best Possible Answer (2016), both from St. Martin’s Press/Griffin Teen.