Kate Christensen has published seven novels, including The Great Man, which won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction, and most recently The Last Cruise, as well as two food-centric memoirs, Blue Plate Special and How to Cook a Moose, which won the 2016 Maine Literary Award for Memoir. Her reviews, short pieces, and essays have appeared in numerous publications over the years, as well as many anthologies. She recently completed a detective novel, The Arizona Triangle, and is working on a new novel, The Change. She and her husband recently relocated to Taos, New Mexico with their two dogs.