b. 1990, dallas, tx | kathleen french is a writer and software engineer living in brooklyn. she received her b.a. in english from harvard and her m.f.a. in fiction from nyu. she has a boston terrier named george.
motivated and dynamic professional with 2+ years of software engineering experience and 5+ years of comprehensive writing and creative experience in deadline-driven and fast-paced environments. exceptional communicator, both verbally and in writing, with an aptitude for developing relationships with peers, teams, stakeholders, and clients. organized, innovative, and analytical with a knack for solving complex problems and a passion for arriving at creative solutions.
The Ex-Files Slutever
kathleen french and sara deniz akant: on addiction The Claudius App
Much Ado About Normcore Medium [Editor's Pick]
After Infinitude The New Inquiry
Bookforum Talks with David Kenney Bookforum
Sloane Crosley, Eli Evans, Eleanor Henderson, and Ellen Litman MFA vs. NYC: The Two Cultures of American Fiction
"The Secret of the Fields" in the 'North Central Review'
"If I Watch What Happens To You" in 'Salon Particulier'
SHELTR, 2nd Place at The Social Good Hackathon judged by Uber at LWT 2017 - presented a prototype of the app SHELTR, created to coordinate local, state, and federal authorities' evacuation responses during natural disasters and states of emergency using Uber's commercial API.
LittleBrain - a friendly terminal chatbot/assistant written in Python
Gravy - a movie review platform built using the Movie Database API in NodeJS and SQL
Chatter - a simple chat application built with NodeJS, Express, and Socket.io
QuoteRx - a literary quote generator w/ mobile-first design
Palette - a yelp clone that integrates with google maps API to include features like user comments, star ratings, image uploads, and user authentication
Open Source - a two-sided video-streaming marketplace platform that features credit card payment capabilities, user role management, copmlex user interfaces, and advanced db relationships for both instructors and students
Grammable - an instagram clone that was built using industry-standard, test-driven development in adherence to red/green/refactor cycles
Counter Threat Chess - as part of an agile software development team, the fully functional chess app was built over the course of two months through weekly team meetings, sprint planning, code reviews, and feature assignments