Individual Author Record
Name: Katherine ShonkPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Born: 1968 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionKatherine was born in Chicago and raised in Evanston. She currently lives in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationShonk attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. There, she studied psychology and began writing short stories. After graduating, she worked as a secretary and an editor in the Chicago area for several years. In late 1995, she moved to Moscow for a year. After returning to the United States, Shonk entered the M.A. program in creative writing at the University of Texas. After returning to Evanston in 1999, she worked long-distance as an editor and researcher for Harvard Business School.
*''The Red Passport'', Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003*''You Can't Enlarge the Pie: Six Barriers to Effective Government'', 2001 co-authored with Max H. Bazerman and Jonathan Baron*''Happy Now?'', Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010