Hi, I’m Kate.

I’m a freelance writer, who writes personal essays, profiles, and reported pieces. I also write fiction and am in the process of editing the first draft of my first novel. I’ve been published in Teen Vogue, SELF, BustleGirlboss, and USA Today, and started freelancing full-time in late 2018. I previously worked as the associate editor of Maine magazine, where I wrote profiles and features, worked on special editorial projects, and wrote and compiled front- and back-of-book sections. Prior to that, I was a staff reporter at The Forecaster and American Journal newspapers where I covered town and city politics and government, education, and business.

Reading and writing have been my passions since I was a child. They’ve always been more than just hobbies; they’re how I view and process the world. Through my writing (both fiction and nonfiction), I enjoy exploring topics related to women, social justice, wellness, careers, and growing up. My goal is to tell stories that reflect the truth of the world and people’s experiences while offering new viewpoints and ideas to the larger conversation. I love writing fiction because it allows me to use my imagination and share the inner worlds I create and I love writing nonfiction because I get to explore and better understand people and ideas that fascinate me.

I also have experience in creating video and audio stories and am interested in telling stories this way. I am also available for transcription work and copywriting for businesses and nonprofits.

I’m a New Hampshire native living in Portland, Maine. I long for New York City, but also love going home to the mountains where everything is quiet and familiar. When I’m not reading or writing, I enjoy spending time with animals, listening to Taylor Swift, and volunteering with the Telling Room and Speak About It.