“There I was, hiding in plain sight”: Kate Southwood on the impulse to uncover the truth behind the fiction.
Kate Southwood received an M.A. in French Medieval Art from the University of Illinois and an M.F.A. from the University of Massachusetts. She is the author of novels Falling to Earth (a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick) and Evensong. She has written for The New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, and the Huffington Post, among others. Born and raised in Chicago, she now lives in Oslo, Norway with her husband and their two daughters.