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Katherine Dunn

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Photo by Paul Pomerantz           


Katherine Dunn was a novelist and journalist known for her boxing reporting and her bestselling novel Geek Love, a finalist for the Bram Stoker Prize and the National Book Award in 1989.


 News stories about the author 

Everything But Money: On Katherine Dunn


Katherine Dunn: Out of the Past With Toad

Toad on Lithub: 22 Novels You Need to Read This Fall

Toad on Bookriot: 30 OF THE BUZZIEST, BEST FALL BOOKS OF 2022

Toad in The Chicago Tribune: Books for Fall 2022

Toad on Vogue's Best Books to Read This Fall


Toad review - Publisher's Weekly


The road for 'Toad' leads to a book deal for late Katherine Dunn

YouTube Review of The Resident Poet

Discovering Katherine Dunn’s Unpublished Work
A conversation with Naomi Huffman.

Never-before-seen Katherine Dunn short story arrives, a harbinger of a story collection and novel to come

Love ‘Tiger King’? You’ll Love These Books, Too (Geek Love is 1st on the list)


Unpublished Katherine Dunn novel will arrive this fall; ‘Toad’ tells of 1970s Portland life

An Unpublished Novel From “Geek Love” Author Katherine Dunn Is Finally Being Released This Year

Attention: we are getting TWO new Katherine Dunn books

“On Cussing” Proves the Late Portland Writer Katherine Dunn Still Has Many Bleeps Left to Give

It's a damn shame: Katherine Dunn's 'On Cussing' reminds us of the writer we lost

Book on cuss words a !* funny read

Geek Love Begets More Love Through Pacific University's Katherine Dunn Scholarship

Pacific University to Honor Former Faculty Member and Celebrated Author Katherine Dunn

"So that's the news from puddletown" Memories of Katherine Dunn

The rise of Katherine Dunn: How the late Portland author survived hard times and became a literary legend

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