Kate Maruyama Featured in Shoutout LA

Kate Maruyama smiling and wearing glasses

Kate Maruyama ’09 (Los Angeles, MFA) was interviewed by Shoutout LA for the article “Kate Maruyama writes, teaches, edits, cooks, and eats in Los Angeles.” In the article, Maruyama shares what inspires her, how she got to where she is today, and her favorite places to eat and things to do in Los Angeles.

Maruyama’s novel Harrowgate was published by 47North, and her novella Family Solstice was named Best Fiction Book of 2021 by Rue Morgue Magazine. She is the author of the novella Halloween Beyond: A Gentleman’s Suit (Crystal Lake Publishing) and a duo of novellas, Bleak Houses (Raw Dog Screaming Press). Her second horror novel, The Collective, is out now, and you can read it as a serial through Writ Large Projects, her non-genre novel, Alterations, is upcoming from Running Wild Press. Maruyama teaches at Antioch and Cal State LA, and she has had a long-running private novel workshop thanks to Writing Workshops LA.

Learn more about Maruyama here.