Kate Reed Petty is a writer and communications consultant who specializes in civic and nonprofit organizations. She has 12 years of experience collaborating with designers, researchers, and thought leaders to translate complicated subject matter into clear, compelling prose—in formats ranging from 280-character social media posts to 280-page research reports. As an editor, writing coach, workshop leader, and strategist, Kate has worked with organizations including Friends of the High Line, Women Make Movies, McCann Global Health, the Baltimore City Office of Sustainability, and the New York City Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity.
Kate is also an accomplished fiction writer with work appearing online in Electric Literature, American Short Fiction, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, among other outlets. Her debut novel, entitled TRUE STORY, will be published August 4, 2020 by Viking Books.