The Story

The trouble with 'About' sections is that they are great for answering questions like when and where but are unfortunately derelict when it comes to all the things that actually make someone interesting. If you're looking for biographic information you'll find it here. All the rest has been folded subconsciously into her body of work.  

Katie MacLean (she/her) is a Canadian writer and public speaker. Occasionally, she can be found feeding the ducks in London, England. Proudly lesbian and severely Hard-of-Hearing, she spends most of her free time with her beloved cat Tommy. 


Katie's educational background is in Political Sciences, having earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alberta. She also holds a certificate in Event Management from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.


Prior to writing, she dedicated her work to a number of local not-for-profit organizations and Students' Unions. There, she specialized in designing and facilitating youth leadership workshops and programs. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you pronounce your name?

Thank you for asking! My name is Katie MacLean (No, Katie isn't short for anything. Yes, the capital "L" in MacLean is very important. If you're writing my name in all-capitals, please write it as KATIE MacLEAN). It is pronounced Kay-tee Mack-Lane.