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An Alaska Native Tlingit tribal member, Kate Nelson is an award-winning writer and editor based in Minneapolis. She is the editor-in-chief of Artful Living, a top independent boutique lifestyle magazine. A proven leader and visionary in consumer publishing with 15+ years of experience, she is one of the youngest female chief editors in the Twin Cities market. She is also a member of the Native American Journalists Association and an advisor for the magazine Calling All Horse Girls

In addition to her work at Artful Living, Kate focuses on telling the stories of BIPOC change makers. Her writing has appeared in top publications including Esquire, ELLEArchitectural Digest, Teen Vogue, BustleSaveur, Andscape, ThrillistRomper, Civil EatsC&I, and Calling All Horse GirlsShe has also interviewed such luminaries as Martha Stewart, Padma Lakshmi, Bobbi Brown, Andrew Zimmern, Cheryl Tiegs, Josh Hartnett, singer/actor Ryan Bingham, chef Sean Sherman, Alaska Native artist Nathan Jackson, and more. A lifelong storyteller, she's also an avid equestrian and a pop culture aficionado.


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