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Biography

Katya Cengel has written about everything from retired dancing bears in Bulgaria to the world’s largest machine gun shoot in Kentucky. Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Marie Claire, Esquire, Salon and Condé Nast Traveller. Shelf Awareness rated her University of Nebraska Press bo...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Doing the Q & A for a small town weekly.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Always learning something new.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

email

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2005 - Feature Writing
First Place, Metro Division, Louisville Chapter

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2007 - Feature Writing
First Place, Metro Division, Louisville Chapter