Cover Photo: On the left hand side is the cover of Kate Folk's book, 'Out There." On the right hand side of the header is Kate Folk's headshot.
Photograph by Rohan DaCosta

Kate Folk Believes the Weird and Eerie Transcends Genre

In this interview, Ploi Pirapokin talks with Kate Folk about her new book, ‘Out There,’ the importance of humor, and the experience of publishing a short story collection.

Out There

The Weird and the Eerie

Author Kate Folk sits outside on a patio with yellow chairs, holding a copy of her book, "out there"
Photograph by Ploi Pirapokin

Kate Folk poses in front of a wooden door the same color as a her jacket, holding up copy of her book, 'Out There'

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Kate poses at the edge of the restaurant patio on the sidewalk, holding a copy of her book, 'Out There'

Ploi Pirapokin is the Nonfiction Editor at Newfound Journal, and the Co-Editor of The Greenest Gecko: An Anthology of New Asian Fantasy forthcoming from Wesleyan University Press. Her work is featured in, Pleiades, Ninth Letter, Gulf Stream Magazine, The Offing, and more. She can be found on