Katharine Weber is the author of five novels and a memoir. In 1996, Katharine was named one of Granta magazine’s “50 Best Young American Novelists.” In addition to numerous stories and essays published in anthologies, her short fiction has appeared in a range of publications that include the New Yorker, Story, Redbook, Five Chapters, Gargoyle, and Southwest Review, among others. Her reviews, essays, and journalism have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times Book Review, the Chicago Tribune, Architectural Digest, and American Imago.
Katharine is in her fifth year as the Richard L. Thomas Visiting Professor of Creative Writing at Kenyon College. She was an adjunct associate professor of creative writing at Columbia University’s School of the Arts (2006–2012), Kratz Writer in Residence at Goucher College (2006), a lecturer in fiction writing at Yale (1996–2003), and a visiting lecturer in fiction writing at Connecticut College. She has also taught at the Paris Writers Workshop (2002–2006).
Katharine is an Editor at Large for the Kenyon Review and is on the Editorial Advisory Board of American Imago. She has served on the board of the National Book Critics Circle, and is an Associate Fellow of Calhoun College at Yale University.