Kate Fries

Kate Fries began her career with Illinois-based trade publisher Sourcebooks, Inc., in 2000, where she familiarized herself with all aspects of the publishing industry. She has since worked as a freelance copywriter, editor, and researcher for clients such as Flexion Wireless, Gale, Fresno Pacific University, and Chicago Review Press, as well as individuals. She has worked with Sue Collier and Self-Publishing Resources since 2010, performing tasks such as proofreading, editing, and research. She has a true passion for books and publishing, even as the industry undergoes rapid changes. Kate is a graduate of Fresno Pacific University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in English with dual emphases in writing and communications. Now based in the Bay Area of California, Kate also writes for local and regional publications.