Kait was born and raised in the southeast suburbs of Philadelphia and earned a degree from West Virginia University in psychology and professional writing. While at WVU, she rode on the Hunt Seat equestrian team, helping to win the region three years in a row. She loves spending time outside and especially on the Brandywine River in the summer. Her hero is her father, a brilliant scientist. Kate has a neurotic Australian Shepherd named Archer and a perfect cat named Leta.