Katherine Sharpe was born in Arlington, Virginia. She attended Reed College in Portland, Oregon, where she studied anthropology and English. She has a master’s degree in literature from Cornell University. In the past, she worked as the editor of Seed magazine’s ScienceBlogs.com, and the online editor of ReadyMade. Her writing has appeared in n+1, Washington Post magazine, GOOD, Seed, ReadyMade, The Village Voice, Scientific American Mind, and a number of other publications. Coming of Age on Zoloft is her first book.
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