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Kate Fagan

Author of NYT-bestselling What Made Maddy Run, host of Meadowlark podcast, Off the Looking Glass

Kate Fagan is an Emmy-award winning journalist and the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of WHAT MADE MADDY RUN, which was a semi-finalist for the PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sportswriting. Her first book was the coming-of-age memoir THE REAPPEARING ACT, and her third book, ALL THE COLORS CAME OUT, released in May 2021 from Little, Brown. She currently works for Meadowlark Media and co-hosts the podcast Off The Looking Glass. Kate previously spent seven years as a columnist and feature writer for espnW, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine. She also covered the Philadelphia 76ers for three seasons and played college basketball at the University of Colorado. She lives in Charleston, South Carolina with her wife, Kathryn Budig, and their two dogs.