Kathryn O'Shea-Evans writes about design, travel, and food from her home base in Colorado's Front Range. A contributing editor at House Beautiful magazine, her work is frequently published in The Wall Street JournalThe New York Times, and numerous other publications; click here for a few of her favorite stories. Her first book, Veranda: A Room of One’s Own was published April 2, 2019; she also (shhhh) ghostwrites books for Rizzoli.

Kathryn is a former senior editor at the Hearst Design Group and associate editor at Travel + Leisure. She has appeared as a guest lifestyle expert on The Today Show, The Meredith Vieira Show, The Travel Channel, CBS, The Weather Channel, Fox & Friends, and MSNBC.

Every summer, Kathryn is an instructor at the Columbia Publishing Course, at Columbia University's School of Journalism.

She holds a master’s in journalism from Harvard University’s Extension School and is a certified Weeki Wachee mermaid

Follow her on Instagram at @KathrynOSheaEvans and Twitter at @ThePluckyOne.