Katy Kelleher, freelance magazine writer & editor

Katy Kelleher is a freelance magazine writer and editor based in Portland. Her first book, Handcrafted Maine, an examination of maker culture and artistic expression in her adopted home state, was released this year. She is the former managing editor of Maine magazine and continues to contribute to Maine, Maine Home+Design, and Old Port magazines. She is also a contributing editor at Islandport Press, a small Maine-based publisher that specializes in local storytelling. Her previous employment includes positions at Dispatch magazine, MSN, NBC, and Gawker Media. Her writing has appeared in To Market, Art New England, AMC Outdoors magazine, Boston Magazine, The Improper Bostonian, The Hairpin, Eater, Jezebel, and MaineToday. She has also contributed reporting to The Wall Street Journal and WBUR.