Katherine Marsh

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Katherine Marsh
Katherine Marsh on April 21, 2013
Katherine Marsh on April 21, 2013
Born (1974-11-11) November 11, 1974 (age 44)
GenreChildren's literature

Katherine Marsh (born November 11, 1974) is a writer of children's fantasy literature, most notably The Night Tourist, and an editor of nonfiction articles.


She was a high school teacher before moving to New York City, where she began writing for magazines such as Rolling Stone and Good Housekeeping.[1] Some of her nonfiction stories about her home state of New York have appeared in the New York Times. She is now the managing editor of The New Republic Magazine,[2] where she specializes in politics and culture. She now lives in Washington, DC. She is the author of The Night Tourist, winner of the 2008 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery,[3] and its sequel, The Twilight Prisoner, which are both set in New York City.[4]


  • The Night Tourist (2007)
  • The Twilight Prisoner (2009)
  • Jepp, Who Defied the Stars (2012)
  • The Door by the Staircase (2016)
  • Nowhere Boy (2018)


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-04-14. Retrieved 2008-07-02.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-07-18. Retrieved 2008-07-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Crime doesn't pay… enough. | Mystery Writers of America". Mysterywriters.org. Retrieved 2018-09-12.
  4. ^ "Disney Books Official Site - Disney Publishing Worldwide". Disney Books - Disney Publishing Worldwide. Retrieved 12 September 2018.

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