Bio & Press

kathe_2909165_800 I'm a novelist, playwright, performer, director and independent producer. My work crosses and combines genres, from historical to contemporary to YA to horror. My novels--including THE CIPHER, SKIN, BUDDHA BOY, TALK, HEADLONG, and the UNDER THE POPPY trilogy--have won awards, been multiply translated, and optioned for film and performance. CHRISTOPHER WILD is the latest - watch the trailer here. christopher-wild_500

The Big Idea behind CHRISTOPHER WILD

Kathe Koja in the New Yorker

Kathe Koja in the New York Times

Publishers Weekly on BUDDHA BOY

Publishers Weekly on THE CIPHER

I create performative fiction events, both solo and with an ensemble of of creative artists. GLITTER KING, adapted from Christopher Marlowe's EDWARD II, is upcoming in 2018. NS RAH KK RH GK_2_v2I'm globally-minded, and based in Detroit USA, where I live with my husband, artist Rick Lieder, and Dash the cat. Cat