About Katharine Duckett
Katharine Duckett is the author of Miranda in Milan, a Shakespearean fantasy novella debut that NPR calls "intriguing, adept, inventive, and sexy." Her short fiction has appeared 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 an advisory board member for The Octavia Project.
Originally from East Tennessee, she has lived in Massachusetts, Turkey, and Kazakhstan, and currently resides in Brooklyn. She is a graduate of Hampshire College and Viable Paradise, and is represented by Russell Galen of Scovil Galen Ghosh Literary Agency.
In addition to writing and working in publishing, Katharine taught English with the Peace Corps after college, 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.