About Me

Kate O'Shaughnessy writes middle grade fiction. She is a graduate of Yale University, a member of SCBWI, and is the events and outreach coordinator at Left Margin LIT, a creative writing center in Berkeley, California. When she’s not writing, you can find Kate in her garden, eating good food, hiking, and chronically mispronouncing words she’s read but never heard said aloud. Her debut novel, THE LONELY HEART OF MAYBELLE LANE, will be published in Spring 2020 with Knopf Books for Young Readers. You can add it on Goodreads here! She is represented by Peter Knapp at Park Literary and Media.

Kate currently live in Berkeley, California with her husband, Chris, and Mo, their Taiwanese rescue dog. Come find her on Twitter

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