Katie Donbavand is a freelance writer who loves baking cookies, watching zombie movies, and winning at Texas Hold ‘em. Imported from Boston via Chicago, she currently lives with her handsome husband and adorable adopted Pomeranian in Queens. By day, she’s a mild-mannered featured writer at the Chicago Tribune’s RedEye, Shelterrific, Gapers Block, and Gozamos. By night, she’s a kung-fu vigilante in training.
Katie’s favorite authors include Ira Levin, Chuck Palahniuk, and Frank Miller. She has a weakness for Thai iced tea, Vivienne Westwood, and Lady GaGa dance parties. Her idols include Beatrix Kiddo and RuPaul. Follow her adventures (and mishaps) on Twitter or at her blog Breaking Curfew.