Katherine Preston is a British-born writer whose memoir, Out With It: How Stuttering Helped Me Find My Voice (Simon & Schuster), chronicles the journey she went on to come to terms with her voice. The book received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly, and has been praised by authors such as David Mitchell and Carl Bernstein. Katherine has appeared on NBS’s Today Show, BBC radio and The Good Life Project, as well as giving keynote presentations at various conferences, universities, and corporations around the world. She is currently working as a public speaker, talking about the necessity of vulnerability, courage and identity. Her work has appeared in publications such as the London Times, Daily Telegraph, The Millions, The Week, Salon and Tatler, and she is a contributing writer to both the Huffington Post and Psychology Today.

She currently lives in San Francisco with her husband.

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