“Katie writes with a gunslinger’s nerve and fearlessness. It has been a long time since I was so impressed by such a young author.”

—Elizabeth Gilbert, author, Eat, Pray, Love and City of Girls

“Her undeniably gorgeous prose and ability to launch troubled characters into impossible, tumultuous situations mark her as a writer to watch.”


“Katie Arnold-Ratliff writes sentences that have the luminous candor of X-rays, laser-traceries of the human heart.”

—Karen Russell, author, Swamplandia! and Sleep Donation

“A knockout writer, every page littered with sensation-rich imagery.”

The Austin Chronicle