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Kathleen Barber
Kathleen Barber is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Adult
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Kathleen Barber
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Kathleen Barber is a former attorney, incurable wanderer, and yoga enthusiast. Originally from Galesburg, Illinois, she is a graduate of the University of Illinois and Northwestern University School of Law. She now lives in Washington, DC, with her husband and son. Her first novel ARE YOU SLEEPING (Gallery Books/Simon & Schuster, August 2017) is being adapted into a series called “Truth Be Told” for Apple TV+ by Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine. Her second novel FOLLOW ME is forthcoming from Gallery Books on February 25, 2020.

Lisa Grubka
Fletcher & Company

Other Published Works

Follow Me (Gallery Books/Simon & Schuster, February 2020)

Favorite Books

All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda
I'm Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid
You by Caroline Kepnes
In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

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