Kathryn Poe is a student at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio studying Creative Writing. In 2014, she began her healthcare journey during her Sophomore year of high school when she began frequently passing out in classes. In 2016, at the age of eighteen, she was diagnosed with MAS/HLH, Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (SJIA), & Celiac Disease. Then, in December of 2017, her disease relapsed was treated at Nationwide Children's Hospital. In July of 2018, Kathryn received a successful non-related donor stem cell transplant. She has now returned to college and is interested in pursing a her MA in Biomedical Ethics.

In her free time, she is currently querying her manuscript, writing lots of poetry, & reading. She is currently training for her first half marathon this coming October. In May of 2019 Kathryn started @recoveryreads a book blog dedicated to holistic recovery & reading inspired by all of the hours she’s spent sitting in waiting rooms with a book.

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