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Kate Karyus Quinn

Biography

Kate Karyus Quinn

Kate Karyus Quinn has two college degrees--a BFA in Theatre from Niagara University and an MFA in Film and Television Production from Chapman University. In addition, her short romantic fiction pieces have been published in Woman’s World Magazine

After growing up in the suburbs of Buffalo, NY, Kate left her hometown for Southern California and film school. After finishing her degree, she moved with her husband to Knoxville, Tennessee. However, just recently she made the move back home, with her husband and two children in tow. She promised them wonderful people, amazing food, and weather that would...build character. 

Kate is first and foremost an avid reader and unapologetic booknerd. Although, she mostly reads YA and romance, she often samples different genres in her constant search for the next great read.

Kate is represented by Alexandra Machinist of Janklow and Nesbit. Her book, ANOTHER LITTLE PIECE, will be published by HarperTeen in Summer 2013.

Kate Karyus Quinn

Books by Kate Karyus Quinn

by Kate Karyus Quinn - Mystery, Romance, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Young Adult 14+

When Lennie brings a few jars of her uncles’ moonshine to Michaela Gordon’s house party, she has everyone who drinks it make a wish. It’s tradition. So is the toast her uncles taught her: “May all your wishes come true, or at least just this one.” The thing is, those words aren’t just a tradition. The next morning, every wish --- no matter how crazy --- comes true. And most of them turn out bad. But once granted, a wish can’t be unmade . . .

by Kate Karyus Quinn - Supernatural Thriller

Gardnerville seems like a paradise. But every four years, a strange madness compels the town's teenagers to commit terrible crimes. Four years ago, Skylar's sister, Piper, led her classmates on a midnight death march into a watery grave. Now Piper is gone. And to get her back, Skylar must find a way to end Gardnerville's murderous cycle.

by Kate Karyus Quinn - Young Adult 14+

On a cool autumn night, Annaliese Rose Gordon stumbled out of the woods and into a high school party. She was screaming. Drenched in blood. Then she vanished. The spine-tingling horror of Stephen King meets an eerie mystery worthy of Sara Shepard's Pretty Little Liars series in Kate Karyus Quinn's haunting debut.