Katherine Howe is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of four novels and a nonfiction book. Her best known work is The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, which debuted at #2 on the New York Times bestseller list, and which was named one of USA Today’s Top Ten Books of 2009. Her newest novel, a New York City-based literary thriller called The Appearance of Annie van Sinderen, was released in September 2015. She has appeared on “Good Morning America,” “CBS This Morning,” and the History Channel, and she hosted “Salem: Unmasking the Devil” for National Geographic. Most recently she spoke about witchcraft on NPR’s “Weekend Edition.” Her fiction has been translated into over twenty languages. In Spring 2015 she was the visiting writer in residence at Lenoir-Rhyne University in North Carolina, and she is spending the 2015-2016 school year as a visiting scholar at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford. While at CASBS she is completing a novel set among the pirates of the Texas Gulf coast. She holds a BA in art history and philosophy from Columbia and an MA in American and New England studies from Boston University. A native Houstonian, she lives in New England and New York.