Kate Bernheimer

Kate Bernheimer is the author of two story collections, How a Mother Weaned a Girl from Fairy Tales and Horse, Flower, Bird, and a novel trilogy. She is also the author of the collaborative novella Office at Night — with Laird Hunt — a joint commission of the Walker Art Center and Coffee House Press. She has edited four influential fairy-tale anthologies of original work, including the World Fantasy Award-winning My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales and the World Fantasy Award nominee xo Orpheus: Fifty New Myths, and she writes award-winning children’s books. She frequently lectures on contemporary fairy tales, and is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Arizona in Tucson.