Katherine Quevedo was born and raised just outside of Portland, Oregon. She attended Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley and holds undergraduate degrees in English and Business Economics. She has her MBA from Portland State University. She has studied abroad in England, Chile, and Argentina. She currently works as an analysis manager in Beaverton, Oregon, where she lives 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, doing Zumba, going on light hikes, visiting zoos, and snorkeling whenever travel allows.