Kate Southwood received an M.A. in French Medieval Art from the University of Illinois, and an M.F.A. in Fiction from the University of Massachusetts Program for Poets and Writers.
Kate has published articles and essays in The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Huffington Post, among others. She has also written in Norwegian for the online news service ABCnyheter.no.
Born and raised in Chicago, she now lives in Oslo, Norway with her husband and their two daughters. Falling to Earth is her first novel.