ivf_twins_kathryn_kefauverKathryn Kefauver Goldberg currently lives in Berkeley, California, with her husband, twin toddlers, and a mischievous bichon.

A native of Bethesda, Maryland, she received a BA in English from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1994, and an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of San Francisco in 2004.

She also spent a semester at The University of Western Australia, in Perth, and studied the Lao language at The Monterey Language Academy. In her pre-parenting life, she worked for the United Nations in China and in Laos, and explored different parts of the world, sometimes by bike, including Australia, Italy, Japan and Nepal. She’s also done development work for nonprofits, including VIA, formerly Volunteers in Asia, and The Center for Lao Studies in San Francisco.