Kat Meads

Kat Meads is the author of six previous novels, two essay collections, and several books of poetry and short fiction. Her plays have been produced in New York, Los Angeles, and the Midwest. She contributed to WLT’s “Writing the Great Recession” issue devoted to the global working class, guest-edited by Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, and an excerpt from her novel Miss Jane: The Lost Years is available here.

  • A helicopter hovers above a smoldering, mountainous landscape. The sun is positioned just such that the helicopter appears to be on fire.
    October 29, 2019 | Kat Meads
    © Photo by LAFD / Flickr Following the first Public Safety Power Shutoff, a writer living in Northern California reflects on what she prepared to take with her should, power shutoff notwithstand...
  • A photo of author Kat Meads juxtaposed with the cover to her book Miss Jane
    October 2, 2018 | Kat Meads
    In a novelistic take on #MeToo, Kat Meads’s “historically aware, pissed-off female chorus” narrates the story of undergraduate Miss Jane as she sinks into an entanglement with Prof P, th...

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