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Katie Burke

Katie Burke is the author of Urban Playground, a book of profiles featuring San Francisco kids ages five to nine, (SparkPress, 2020). She writes Noe Kids, a monthly column for The Noe Valley Voice, featuring kids ages four to thirteen who live in Noe Valley. Katie has taught creative writing to children and adults in Kenya, South Africa, and San Francisco, and has facilitated workshops with incarcerated journalists at San Quentin through the Society of Professional Journalists. Katie has traveled frequently to New Orleans, and her writing expresses her appreciation for San Francisco's and New Orleans’ eccentric characters. Also a family law attorney, Katie writes judicial and attorney profiles for San Francisco Attorney Magazine. Her writing has appeared in a HarperCollins collection, in the L.A. Times, and on KQED Perspectives. Learn more at www.katieburkeauthor.com.