Kate Fussner teaches high school English, writes books for young people, and bakes the perfect chocolate chip cookie. She holds a B.A from Vassar College, an M.Ed. from Umass Boston, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing for Young People from Lesley University. She is represented by Eric Smith at P.S. Literary. Her writing has appeared in the Boston Globe, WBUR’s Cognoscenti, and elsewhere. She and her wonderful wife live with their dramatic dog, Mrs. Weasley, in Boston, MA.