Katherine Hill is the author of two novels, The Violet Hour (Scribner 2013) and A Short Move, (Ig Publishing 2020), which was a New York Times Editors’ Choice.
With Sarah Chihaya, Merve Emre, and Juno Jill Richards, she is also co-author of The Ferrante Letters: An Experiment in Collective Criticism (Columbia University Press 2020), which won the PROSE Award in Literature from the Association of American Publishers and an Honorable Mention in the MLA Prize for Collaborative, Bibliographical, or Archival Scholarship.
Her fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared in numerous publications, including AGNI, The Believer, Bookforum, Colorado Review, The Common, The Guardian, The Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal, The Literary Review, n+1, The Nation, The New Republic, The New York Times, The Paris Review Daily, Philadelphia Inquirer, Post45, Post Road, San Francisco Chronicle, and Tin House.
Katherine is Associate Professor of English at Adelphi University, where she teaches creative writing and literature to undergraduate and MFA students. Her writing has been awarded fellowships from the New York Public Library, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Corporation of Yaddo.
Born in Washington D.C., she now lives in Brooklyn.