Katherine Sharpe

Katherine Sharpe is a writer, editor, and teacher. She’s the author of the critically acclaimed nonfiction book Coming of Age on Zoloft (Harper Perennial, 2012). Her journalism, essays, and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, n+1, Nature, the Wall Street Journal, Prevention, Lancet Psychiatry, the Rumpus, Scientific American Mind, Archaeology, Wired Design, Washington Post Magazine, GOOD, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among other newspapers and magazines. She has an MFA in fiction from The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, and is currently an adjunct lecturer at Hopkins, teaching Introduction to Fiction and Poetry.

Previously, she worked as an editor at two now-departed magazines, Seed and ReadyMade.

She lives in Baltimore, Maryland with her husband and daughter.Photo by Deryck Vonn Lee