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Katie M Zeigler is a writer and professor living in Walnut Creek, CA.  Zeigler holds a BA and MA in English from Stanford University and an MFA in Creative Writing from St. Mary's College.

She has had short fiction and non-fiction published in a variety of outlets, including Smokelong Quarterly, The Worcester Review, Stonecoast Review, Atlas & Alice, The CentifictionistDigging, Griffel, Wilson Quarterly, Fish Anthology and Stanford Magazine. Zeigler won the 2023 Baltimore Review Winter Contest, the Stanford Magazine Fiction Contest, was a finalist in Glimmer Train’s short fiction contest, and placed second in Fish Anthology’s international flash fiction contest. She has also performed readings of her short fiction for LitQuake, Why There Are Words and the Peninsula Literary Society.  She currently teaches writing at St. Mary's College and creative writing at Diablo Valley College.

Zeigler lives in Walnut Creek, CA and may never top the glory of winning the Junior Cowgirl belt buckle in 1985 at the Mariposa Rodeo.

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