Kathleen Barber was raised in Galesburg, Illinois. She graduated from the University of Illinois and Northwestern University School of Law, and previously practiced bankruptcy law at large firms in Chicago and New York. A registered yoga teacher and incurable wanderer, when Kathleen isn’t writing, she enjoys traveling the world with her husband.

Her debut novel ARE YOU SLEEPING will be published on August 1, 2017 by Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. It is also forthcoming from Pan Macmillan in the UK, Corbaccio in Italy, Heyne in Germany, and HarperCollins Ibérica. For publicity inquiries, please contact Meagan Harris at meagan.harris@simonandschuster.com.

Kathleen is represented by Lisa Grubka at Fletcher & Company. Film/tv rights for ARE YOU SLEEPING are represented by Michelle Kroes and Michelle Weiner at CAA.