Katherine Ozment

Katherine Ozment is a freelance writer and contributing editor to Boston magazine. Her essays and articles have been published in National Geographic, The New York Times (“Modern Love”), Salon, Fitness, Boston, National Geographic Traveler, Child, The Boston Globe Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, and elsewhere. She is a member of Boston’s Grub Street Writers, The American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the Association of Writers and Writing Programs. One of her Boston magazine articles, “Welcome to the Age of Overparenting” (December 2011), garnered more than 300,000 unique page views and 5,000 Facebook shares and was named a “Best of 2011” by The Browser. Her reported essay on sibling rivalry, “All My Children” (Brain Child, Winter 2012), won honorable mention in the essay category for the 2013 American Society of Journalists and Authors awards.


Ozment graduated cum laude with a degree in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard. She later received an MA in Writing from DePaul University. Ozment has held senior editorial positions at National Geographic, Boston, and PC World. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her husband and their three children.

Published work

Grace Without God: The Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Belonging in a Secular Age (June 2016)