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Kate Moses


Author of Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath (2003), winner of Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize, Prix des Lectrice de Elle, published in 15 languages, and Cakewalk: A Memoir (2010), finalist for the Northern California Book Award. Coeditor of two nonfiction anthologies: Mothers Who Think: Tales of Real-Life Parenthood (1999), national bestseller, winner of the American Book Award, and Because I Said So: 33 Mothers Write About Children, Sex, Men, Aging, Faith, Race & Themselves (2005). Published in Narrative, Ladies Home Journal, Readerville, Self, the Guardian Weekend Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Scotsman, Sydney Morning Herald Magazine, Words Rising: An Anthology of American Food Writing, The Unraveling Archive: Essays on Sylvia Plath, Bad Girls: 26 Writers Misbehave, and Reader's Guide to Contemporary Authors.


B.A., University of the Pacific

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