Katie Quirk‘s writing has appeared in publications including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and Orion. She is the author of  A Girl Called Problem, a middle-grade novel set in post-independence Tanzania. Her current project, Sari Swinging: One Mom Opts out of the Work-Family Grind, is a memoir about the challenges of finding work-family balance in America and her unconventional solution: moving to India with her newborn son.

This year, Katie is blogging regularly here at Warmer Than Canada about family gap years abroad and her experience living in Costa Rica. If you have specific questions for Katie, please feel free to leave a comment at the end of one of her posts and she will get back to you. To learn more about Katie and her work, please visit katie-quirk.com.