Suspend Your Disbelief

Kate Lemery


Kate Lemery has a master’s degree in art history and worked for the National Gallery of Art and the Smithsonian Institution for fifteen years before becoming a stay-at-home mom. Her writing has appeared in the Washington PostMotherwell MagazinePeacock Journal, and elsewhere. She lives with her family in suburban Washington, DC, and is seeking representation for her first novel—a coming-of-age story for adults, set in an art museum.


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A Recipe for Better Understanding the Human Condition: An Interview with Mandy Mikulencak

“Food is a central character in this book because food fulfills a central role in our lives”: Mandy Mikulencak chats with Kate Lemery about historical fiction, getting published, and The Last Suppers, her new book out now from Kensington’s John Scognamiglio imprint.