Katherine Locke

Katherine Locke lives and writes in Philadelphia where they’re ruled by their feline overlords and their addiction to chai lattes. They secretly believe most stories are fairytales-in-disguise. They wrote Second Position, Finding Center and Turning Pointe, three contemporary romances. Their debut YA novel, The Girl With the Red Balloon, was a 2018 Sydney Taylor Honor Book and a Paste Magazine Best YA of 2017 pick. They also wrote The Spy With the Red Balloon and contributed to Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens. They are a co-editor and contributor to It’s a Whole Spiel, an anthology of Jewish YA stories releasing from Knopf in 2019. They can be found online at @bibliogato on Twitter and Instagram, and on their website, KatherineLockeBooks.com