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Kate is a best-selling author and artist from Houston, Texas. She studied architecture at Yale and Norwegian boat building through the Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Fellowship, after which she made her way out to Los Angeles to work as a concept artist in animation. She has worked for studios including Disney, Dreamworks, and Roosterteeth in roles ranging from visual development to background and prop design to background paint. She recently finished working on the Big City Greens: Spacecation movie, and is currently working as a location designer on season 4 of Big City Greens at Disney TVA.

Her first middle grade novel, Maple’s Theory of Fun, written and illustrated with Ruthie Prillaman, was recently named a USA Today best-seller. Kate is also the author and illustrator of the upcoming nonfiction picture book Sustainable Structures, which was recently selected as a Gold Standard Selection by the Junior Library Guild. 

In her free time, she enjoys building furniture, biking around LA, and drawing wobbly buildings that look like they might fall down. She is repped by Alex Weiss at Azantian Literary. 

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