Kate Harris

Kate Harris is a Canadian nonfiction writer.
Canadian explorer Kate Harris writes nonfiction about her travels around the world. (Joanne Ratajczak)

Kate Harris is a Canadian nonfiction writer and explorer. Her debut book, Lands of Lost Borderschronicles her 10,000 km cycling trip on the fabled Silk Road. The book has been longlisted for the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize, a Canadian nonfiction award, and was featured on Kirkus and CBC Books's best of the year lists. Harris's writing has appeared in The Walrus, Canadian Geographic and Arc Poetry Writing.

Harris lives off-grid on the border of B.C. and the Yukon. She grew up in Ontario.

Books by Kate Harris

Interviews with Kate Harris

On a mission to seek 'the world's wildness,' Kate Harris and her friend Mel biked 10,000 km along the Silk Road. Throughout her travels, she learned how the landscape can teach us a lot about human fragility. 23:52