Kate Walbert Biography | Author of Paris 1991

Kate Walbert
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Nationality 1: American

Birthdate: 1961

Ann Katherine Walbert was born in 1961, in New York City to J. T. and Donna Walbert. Her family moved frequently around the country, and between 1963 and 1965, they lived in Japan. She notes the influence that this had on her writing in an interview with Alyssa Colton-Heins, concluding, “that sense of being new, having to size up a situation immediately, having to hang back at the same time and read the scene as quickly and efficiently as you can really does a lot to strengthen the powers of observation.” She notes the visual nature of her fiction and claims, “that's the result of looking and going from one place to another in radically different landscapes.”

Her first book, Where She Went, a collection of interlinked stories about a mother and daughter and their travels and relationships, which includes “Paris 1991,” was published in 1998 and received positive reviews...

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