Katherine Quimby-Johnson
Katherine Quimby-Johnson
Affiliated with Professional Writing

Katherine Quimby Johnson has taught in the Professional Writing Program at Champlain College since 2008. Her primary course is Professional Copy Editing, but she has also taught Writing Young Adult Fiction, Writing for Children, Writing about Food, and several portfolio courses.

In addition to working as an adjunct at Champlain College, Kathy is a freelance writer and editor and copyeditor working in a variety of fields. She has published articles in Vermont Magazine, Vermont Life, and Edible Green Mountains, as well as for corporate clients. Kathy received a Fulbright Grant to Vienna Austria, and her writing has been recognized with a Norma Fox Mazer Award from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a Susan P. Bloom Discovery Award from PEN New England. She currently serves as Co-Regional Advisor for the New England Region of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

Kathy holds a BA in English and German from Colby College, an MA in German from the University of Vermont, and an MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts.