Katerina Lorenzatos Makris is the author of 17 Young Adult novels for publishers including Avon, E.P. Dutton, and Simon & Schuster (as Kathryn Makris), and hundreds of articles for media such as National Geographic Traveler, San Francisco Chronicle, Petside.com, and AnimalBeat.org.
She wrote a teleplay for CBS and short fiction for The Bark magazine.
With Shelley Frost, she coauthored Your Adopted Dog: Everything You Need to Know about Rescuing and Caring for a Best Friend in Need (The Lyons Press).
Holding a B.A. in Environmental Science Studies and a lifelong interest in animal issues, she spends much of her time battling a severe addiction to dogs.