Katia Noyes has worked as a roofer, math tutor, arts journalist, kitten fosterer, content developer, go-go dancer, and hospital storyteller.


When CRASHING AMERICA debuted in 2005, it was a finalist for three awards including the Lambda Literary Award, was an Independent Booksellers Booksense Notable, and shortlisted as the best LGBT book of the year by Amazon. In 2008, the American Library Association chose it as a recommended book for young adults. In 2012, The Alexander Street Press included it in a landmark academic collection of key works addressing LGBT thought and culture. 


An excerpt from her second novel, A PARTIAL HISTORY OF MY DELUSIONS, was published by Criminal Class Press. Recently, she has been writing prose poems based on her life experiences. She lives in the Glen Park neighborhood of San Francisco.