Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Katharine Henner is a writer currently based in Los Angeles, moving there to pursue television after spending a decade in New York. She is the writer and director of the short film, No Man’s Land. She co-wrote and directed the cult web series, Nights in UltraViolet. The series was featured in Vulture, Gothamist, Portable TV, and other media outlets. Katharine’s plays have been staged in both London and New York. Her play Brighter the Star was selected for the Samuel French 40th Off Off Broadway Play Festival as one of 30 out of thousands of submissions around the world. Her play For Your Amusement was written into 3 versions, with 3 different engagements in New York, developed first in London as a staged reading with BAFTA-award winning director Kfir Yfet. She has won several 24-hour play festivals, most notably with her plays Monozy Goat and The Ubi; the latter she spent most of the night teaching herself Esperanto.
Katharine received her Master’s Degree in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London, UK. She participated in the TV certificate program at Writing Pad in Los Angeles. She was a finalist for both the 2018 and 2019 Orchard Project TV Episodic Labs, and the 2019 New Orleans Writers Residency.
Katharine is also a contributing writer to The Tall Society, an organization that unites and empowers tall identifying women and girls around the world.
When not writing or watching stuff, she plays D&D and is an aspiring outdoor person.