Kate Imbach is an American writer and documentary filmmaker living in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Her non-fiction writing has appeared in publications worldwide, including FD Persoonlijk (The Netherlands), Quartz (USA), The Toronto Star (Canada) and Público (Portugal). Her fiction has been published by Amazon, Passages North, Word Riot, Map Literary and many more.

She directed, produced and edited the documentary short films The Taxi Composer (2012), The Mayor of Noe Valley (2013) and The Last Video Store (2014). Her film Partners (2015) premiered at the 2016 San Francisco International Film Festival.

She received an MFA in creative writing from the New York University Writer’s Workshop in Paris in 2019. She received an MPA from Suffolk University in 2008, and spent several years working at tech-startups in Boston and Silicon Valley. You can watch her films on Vimeo, read her work on and follow her on Twitter @kate8.

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Speaking at TEDxAmsterdam

Speaking at TEDxAmsterdam