katieI am an award-winning writer, editor and blogger who has worked at magazines and newspapers in Wisconsin, Iowa and California.

I am a writer in the College of Letters & Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where I tell stories about students, faculty and alumni exemplifying the liberal arts experience.

I also freelance as an arts, travel and features writer and recently wrote a travel book about Madison.

I am the former managing editor of Madison Magazine, and I earned journalism and art history degrees from UW-Madison and a master’s in journalism from Stanford University.

Please feel free to follow me on Twitter at @katiemv or contact me at katievaughn (at) gmail (dot) com.