Kate Folk is a writer based in San Francisco. Her work has appeared in publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, One Story, Granta, and Zyzzyva. Recently, she was a Stegner Fellow in fiction at Stanford University. She's also received support from the Headlands Center for the Arts, MacDowell, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her story collection, Out There, and a novel, are forthcoming from Random House (US) and Hodder Studio (UK).

University of San Francisco, MFA in Creative Writing, 2011
New York University, BA in Individualized Study, 2007
Awards & Distinctions

Stegner Fellowship in Fiction, 2019

MacDowell Fellow, 2017

Headlands Center for the Arts Affiliate Artist, 2016