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Katie Booth’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Harper's Magazine, Indiana Review, Mid-American Review, The Fourth River and Vela. It has been recommended by Digg, Longreads and The Rumpus. Her essay, "The Sign for This," was selected as a notable essay in The Best American Essays 2016 and was adapted for NPR's The Pulse.  She has received support from the Edward Albee Foundation, the Blue Mountain Center and the Massachusetts Historical Society, and is a 2017-18 Kluge Center Fellow at the Library of Congress. Her first book, The Illusion of Miracles: Language, Power, and Alexander Graham Bell’s Quest to Cure Deafness, about Bell's lifelong work to alienate Deaf people from Sign Language and Deaf culture, will be published by Simon & Schuster. She is based in Washington, D.C.

She is represented by Farley Chase at Chase Literary Agency.

Email: [email protected]

twitter: @_katiebooth_