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Kate Walbert is the author of ‘The Gardens of Kyoto’ and ‘Where She Went: Stories’. Her play about the first U.S. Congresswoman, Jeannette Rankin, entitled ‘Year of the Woman’, has been produced at Yale School of Drama and in Philadelphia.
Born in New York City, Walbert moved frequently with her parents, living in Delaware, Georgia, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Japan. She received a Master’s of Arts in English from New York University. Walbert currently teaches creative writing at Yale University and lives in New York City.