Katie Parker-Riccio resides in Bismarck, North Dakota with her husband and three children. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English with an emphasis in creative writing and a minor in film from Minnesota State University Moorhead. After working for a few years as a paraprofessional, she went back to obtain her degree in education from Dickinson State University. She has taught middle and high school English for the last nine years. Sharing her love of dance, Katie coached middle and high school dance team for eleven years.
Living in the Upper Midwest, Katie enjoys writing about life in the frozen tundra, often setting her stories in Minnesota, her birth state. She is a current member of the Women’s Fiction Writers Association.
Besides having a love of all things reading and writing, Katie enjoys being active, whether it’s running, playing slow pitch softball, or attending group fitness classes. She has a passion for baseball and hockey, namely the Minnesota Twins and the Minnesota Wild.