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Katie Booth’s work has appeared in Harper's Magazine, Aeon, Indiana Review, Kaleidoscope, Mid-American Review and Vela. 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 John W. Kluge Fellow at the Library of Congress. Her first book, The Illusion of Miracles, about Alexander Graham Bell's lifelong work to alienate Deaf people from Sign Language and Deaf culture, will be published by Simon & Schuster. She grew up bilingual and bicultural in a mixed hearing/ Deaf family.

She is represented by Farley Chase at Chase Literary Agency.

Email: [email protected]

twitter: @_katiebooth_

To learn more about my background with Deafness, and to find resources on reading d/Deaf writers, click here.