Kate Lebo is the author of Pie School: Lessons in Fruit, Flour, and Butter and A Commonplace Book of Pie. Her essay about listening through hearing loss, 'The Loudproof Room', originally published in New England Review, was anthologized in Best American Essays 2015. A graduate of the University of Washington’s MFA program, Kate is the recipient of the Nelson Bentley Fellowship and the Joan Grayston Poetry Prize. From Fall 2015 through December 2016, she was a spokesperson for the US company Driscoll’s Berries, who produced the following video about her and her Pie School cookbook: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cx0KHwEE2nI
She lives in Spokane, Washington.