Katharine Dion was born in Oakland, California. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was awarded the Iowa Arts Fellowship. She is also a MacDowell Fellow and the recipient of a grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation. She lives in Berkeley, California. The Dependents is her first novel.

A book is the work of many people.


19 July 2018 with Robin Young for Here and Now

2 July 2018 with Shelagh Conner Schapiro for Write The Book






 Photo by  Terri Loewenthal