Katherine Dunn

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Katherine Dunn
Born
Katherine Karen Dunn

(1945-10-24)October 24, 1945
DiedMay 11, 2016(2016-05-11) (aged 70)
Cause of deathLung cancer
NationalityAmerican
Alma materReed College
Pacific University
OccupationWriter
Notable work
Geek Love

Katherine Karen Dunn (October 24, 1945 – May 11, 2016) was an American novelist, journalist, voice artist, radio personality, book reviewer and poet. She was born in Garden City, Kansas, but was raised in Portland, Oregon. She was best known for the novel Geek Love (1989).

Dunn died of lung cancer on May 11, 2016 in Portland, aged 70.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jaquiss, Nigel (May 12, 2016). "Katherine Dunn, Author of Geek Love, Dies at 70". Willamette Week.
  2. "Award-winning Portland writer Katherine Dunn dies at 70". Portland Tribune. May 12, 2016.

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