KATHARINE HAAKE's most recent work is a chapbook of fabulist parables, Assumptions We Might Make About the Postworld, a 2018 release from Ricochet Press. Her other books include an eco-dystopian science fiction fable, The Time of Quarantine; a hybrid California prose lyric, That Water, Those Rocks; and three collections of stories. Haake’s writing has long appeared in such magazines as One Story, The Iowa Review, Crazyhorse, New Letters, Shenandoah, and Witness, and has been recognized as distinguished by Best American Short Stories and Best American Essays, among others. A collaboration with LA artist Lisa Bloomfield is included in Bloomfield’s portfolio in the permanent collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Haake is a recipient of a Master Artist’s Fellowship from the Cultural Affairs Department of the City of Los Angeles. She teaches at California State University, Northridge.