Katherine Quevedo was born and raised just outside of Portland, Oregon, where she works as an analyst. She attended Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley and holds undergraduate degrees in English and Business Economics. She earned her MBA from Portland State University. She has studied abroad in England, Chile, and Argentina. She lives in Beaverton, Oregon, with her husband and two sons. When she isn’t writing speculative fiction or the occasional poem, she enjoys watching movies, singing, playing old-school video games, belly dancing, attending soccer and basketball games, making spreadsheets, going on light hikes, visiting zoos, and snorkeling whenever travel allows.
Her fiction has been selected for multiple volumes of Best Indie Speculative Fiction and been included in Tor.com’s annual list of Must Read Short Speculative Fiction. Her poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Rhysling Award and received an honorable mention in the Helen Schaible International Sonnet Contest. Her articles have appeared on the official websites of Writer’s Digest and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association (SFWA). Her writing appears in a variety of magazines, anthologies, and podcasts. She is a member of SFWA, the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA), and the Horror Writers Association (HWA).