About the Author
Katie Schickel grew up in Ithaca, NY and graduated from Georgetown University. She’s worked as a newspaper reporter in New York, a scuba instructor in Key West, FL a magazine editor in Pensacola, and a dot com writer in San Francisco. Eventually, she moved back east where she has worked, among other things, as a middle school English teacher, farmer, fisherman, and silversmith. She lives in Newburyport, MA with her husband and two children.