Kat Helgeson joined the Firestarter team as Content Manager in October of 2017. A graduate of Cornell College, she comes from a ten year career in social media marketing and content creation. Kat takes pride in her ability to communicate the culture and values of an organization via the written word.

Kat is also the author of numerous books for young adults. Her titles have received the Junior Library Guild Award, the Bank Street College of Education Best Books of the Year Distinction, and been featured on the Illinois Reads selection list. Her work has been translated into Dutch and German.


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