Katherine Magyarody is a creative writer and an academic researcher.
Her first novel, The Changeling of Fenlen Forest is forthcoming from Great Plains Press in 2019. She is also the winner of a 2017 Robert J. Dau PEN Award for Emerging Writers for her short story “Goldhawk,” anthologized in PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2017. Katherine is represented by Amy Tompkins at the Transatlantic Agency (see http://transatlanticagency.com/clients/authors/katherine-magyarody/).
She recently finished a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Texas A&M University, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. She received her doctorate in English Literature from the University of Toronto in 2016.
Katherine has been an editorial assistant at the University of Toronto Quarterly and a research assistant for a project on eighteenth-century botanists. She has also worked in a bakery and a bookstore.
Katherine grew up in Toronto, Ontario. She currently lives in Connecticut.