Katherine Cooper is a freelance art and culture writer. Her work has been published in Architectural Digest, Hyperallergic, Playboy Magazine, and BOMB magazine, among others. She pulls from her background in feminist and performance theory to frame questions about art and intimacy in a literary context. She has been awarded fellowships through the Hemera Foundation and the NEA-funded Art Writer in Residence Program at the SPACES Gallery in Cleveland. Prior to becoming a writer she was a professional matchmaker, a job she got on Craigslist.