Katherine O'Kelly

Katherine O'Kelly is a full-time science fiction writer currently seeking agent representation. She specializes in off-genre fantasy and character-driven "soft" sci-fi, especially with nonhuman protagonists. Katherine has always been drawn to intriguing side characters in fiction, and now she takes those androids, goblins, and telepaths and puts them center stage, giving them their own authentic voice. By writing from the perspective of the 'Other', she provides light-hearted commentary on human social norms from the viewpoint of someone who lives outside of them.

Entertainment comes first in Katherine's fiction, but she also likes to weave alternative gender roles and multiethnic protagonists into her stories. She has written two books in the last two years, and she's already hard at work on a third with intent to write many more. She lives in Olympia, WA with her artist husband, Alan.