Kat Falls

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General Information

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Name: Kat Falls

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Science Fiction

Born: 1964 in Silver Springs, Maryland

Website: katfalls.com/

Email: katfalls77@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kat-Falls-author/288256804889?sk=wall

Illinois Connection

Kat Falls lives with her husband and children in Evanston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kat attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as an undergrad and went on to receive an MFA in screenwriting from Northwestern University. She came up with the idea for her debut novel, Dark Life, during a writing exercise. Knowing that her 11-year-old son loved reading about the ocean, Wild West pioneers and the X-Men, she combined his interests and created a story premise that kept her up nights plotting and world-building. Kat also teaches screenwriting at Northwestern University.

Published Works

  • Dark Life: Book One, Scholastic Press, 2011
  • Rip Tide (Dark Life, Book 2), Scholastic Press, 2011
  • Inhuman, Scholastic Press, 2013

Titles at Your Library

Dark Life: Book 1

ISBN: 0545178150
Release Date: 2011-02-01

Find on World Cat

Literary Awards

Dark Life

  • 2011 Juvenile Literary Award by The Friends of American Writers
  • 2013 ILLINOIS READS Book


  • 2013-2014 Kids’ Winter Indie Next List
  • Kirkus Starred Review
  • 2015 ILLINOIS READS Book

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Kat Falls is available to come to your school or library. Please contact her through her email.

External Links

Kat Falls on WorldCat


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