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Katherine Marsh

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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. 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, 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,and its sequel, The Twilight Prisoner, which are both set in New York City.