Katy Koop is a writer and theatre artist based in Cary, NC. She has written theatre criticism for Triangle Arts and Entertainment, Indy Week, and Howlround. As a freelance writer, she has had essays published in Electric Literature, Femsplain, Feministing, and Aloe. As her day job, she works as an SEO marketing writer, managing the websites and blogs for a variety of companies with the Wake Forest, NC based company Web Badger. She runs Plucky Media, a pop culture criticism website, on the side with co-founder Sarah Koop, who is her sister and frequent artistic collaborator.