Katie Rogin grew up in New York in a family of art dealers, sports fans, fiction writers and journalists. Her storytelling is smart, emotional and grounded in today’s social issues, and often filled with dark humor, fraught relationships and vibrant dialogue.
She is the author of the novel Life During Wartime which won a 2020 IPPY Award and was a 2020 National Indie Excellence Awards finalist.
She wrote for ABC’s One Life to Live for which she won a Writers Guild of America award. She wrote, directed and produced the short film In A Blue Mood which screened at Urbanworld, the IFP Market and the Austin Film Festival. She also wrote the historical mystery game SPQR: The Empire’s Darkest Hour which was published by GT Interactive.
Katie’s short fiction, essays and criticism have appeared in VICE, PANK, Intellectual Refuge, Quartz, The Rumpus, The Chattahoochee Review, The Millions, The Brooklyn Rail, Streetlight, Terrain and Sports Illustrated.
Katie has also worked as a creative director, digital strategist and strategic planner for various advertising agencies. She received an M.A. in Liberal Studies from The New School. She lives in Brooklyn.
Inquiries: katieroginwriter at gmail dot com