Hi, book critics! I am one of you!

IMPORTANT: I am Katharine, with two As, not Katherine, with two Es.

It happens often enough not to bother me much, so no need to apologize if you mess it up. But one is my name and the other isn’t.

Preferred bio 

Katharine Coldiron’s work has appeared in Ms., the Washington Post, the Times Literary Supplement, LARB, the Rumpus, and many other places. Find her at kcoldiron.com and on Twitter @ferrifrigida.

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Other headshots available upon request

Full-size cover for Ceremonials

Designed by Jesi Buell, illustration by Mariana Magaña de Lio

Press release for Ceremonials (PDF)

The illustrator for Ceremonials is Mariana Magaña de Lio. Contact her directly on Instagram; I have no special access to her.


Kirkus, 11/25/19

Foreword, December 2019


By Marissa Korbel at the Rumpus, 11/25/19

By Ilana Masad for The Other Stories, 12/04/19



Lit Hub 



What to Read When You’re Surrounded by Ghosts, The Rumpus, 01/10/20

Exclusive Excerpt, “Lover to Lover,” The Rumpus, 02/03/20

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