Katherine Zlabek is a native of Wisconsin. Her work has appeared in Boulevard, The Kenyon Review, The Literary Review, and other journals. In 2012, she won an AWP Intro Journals Award. Ricochet Editions published her chapbook, LET THE RIVERS CLAP THEIR HANDS in 2015. Her novel-in-stories LOVE ME, AND THE WORLD IS MINE has been a finalist in a number of competitions, including the Flannery O’Connor Short Fiction Award.
She earned her MFA from Western Michigan University and her PhD from the University of Cincinnati, where she was a Taft Dissertation Fellow. She teaches writing in Washington, DC.