Kate Simonian

Kate is an Armenian-Australian essayist, short story writer, and novelist hailing from Sydney. She currently is on a Presidential Fellowship at Texas Tech (2015-2020), where she is completing a Creative Writing PhD. Kate's work has been published by Kenyon Review Online, Colorado Review, Ninth Letter, Chicago Tribune, and Best Australian Stories. Other honors include the Nelson Algren Award, a Tennessee Williams Scholarship to Sewanee Writer's Conference, and a position as the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Writer-in-Residence. She's an associate editor for Iron Horse and fiction editor for Opossum: A Literary Marsupial. You can check her out at www.katesimonian.com