Katherine Seligman is a journalist and author in San Francisco. She won the 2018 PEN/Bellwether prize for a novel scheduled to be published in 2020.As a reporter, she’s focused on social issues, from homelessness, mental health and end of life issues to the city’s boom and bust cycles. But she has written about everything from self-appointed graffiti curators, urban coyotes and embryonic sex selection to what her own kids learned growing up in Haight Ashbury.