Author: Kaitlin Solimine

Kaitlin Solimine is the award-winning author of Empire of Glass (Ig Publishing, NYC), which was a finalist for the 2017 Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize and a 2018 Firecracker Award finalist. Her multilingual children’s book, Sleeping Stones (pub. Madeleine Editions, 2020) won the Dragonfly Book Awards’ Green/Environmental book of the year. She has been a U.S. Department of State Fulbright Creative Fellow in China, winner of the 2012 Dzanc Books/Disquiet International Literary Program award judged by Colson Whitehead, and a SF Grotto Writing Fellow, among other honors. Her writing has been published in The Guardian, National Geographic, The Wall Street Journal, Guernica Magazine, The Huffington Post, China Daily, Motherscope, MomEgg, and numerous anthologies. In early 2022, she launched The Postpartum Production Podcast, an audio series of hosted conversations with caregiver-artists navigating the complex journey of creativity and parenting. She resides in San Francisco with her partner and three children, where she is at work on a second novel as well as a book of essays.