Katalina Gamarra is a writer whose debut novel, Ben & Beatriz, a contemporary reimagining of Much Ado About Nothing, was sold at auction and is forthcoming from Graydon House in August 2022. She earned a BA in English from Drew University where she received accolades for both creative writing and academic prowess, as well as an award in Shakespeare Study. Her work has been published on Thought Catalog and Verge of Verse and before becoming an author, she worked in bookselling, literary scouting, manuscript reading, and galley critiquing. She lives in Boston with her husband and cat.
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