About Katharine Duckett

Katharine Duckett is the award-winning author of Miranda in Milan, a Shakespearean fantasy novella debut that NPR calls "intriguing, adept, inventive, and sexy." Her short fiction has appeared on Tor.com and in Uncanny, Apex, PseudoPod, and Interzone, as well as various anthologies including Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction and Wilde Stories 2015: The Year's Best Gay Speculative Fiction. She is the guest fiction editor for Uncanny's Disabled People Destroy Fantasy issue, and is an advisory board member for The Octavia Project


Originally from East Tennessee, she has lived in Turkey, Kazakhstan, and New York City, and currently resides in New England with her wife. She has multiple epiphyseal dysplasia and frequently writes about disability. She is a graduate of Hampshire College and Viable Paradise, and is represented by Russell Galen of Scovil Galen Ghosh Literary Agency.


Katharine also works as a teaching artist and is a lifelong performer who has collaborated with Daniel Flores Dance in New York City to create multimedia theater pieces based on her fiction, including False Steps. Her greatest claim to fame as a child actress is that LeVar Burton once saved her from bees on the '90s CBS television show Christy