Katie Koppel is a Boston-based writer of creative non-fiction. Her work has appeared in NPR, Salon, Narratively, Cognoscenti, CommonHealth, xoJane, and more. Her memoir, Plucked: A Memoir of Hiding, was a finalist for the Permafrost Nonfiction Book Prize and a winner of the Morton N. Cohen Creative Writing Award at Tufts University. Koppel was awarded a scholarship for the Grub Street Memoir Incubator, a competitive and juried program focused on craft development. She was a recipient of the Wesleyan Scholarship for the 2014 Wesleyan Writers Conference, and completed a residency at Lemon Tree House in 2016.