Katherine graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in English, then moved to Los Angeles to begin a career in screenwriting, preferably animation as that was her first love. She acquired a job as assistant to the VP, Network Development at Marvel Productions and sold her first script six months later.
In 1997 she was nominated for Outstanding Script of 1996 by the Writers Guild of America for her script "Ice Bound" written for the ABC series, "Hypernauts."
Other credits include short stories and computer games.
Author Katherine Lawrence, who was reported missing to Tucson police last week, was found dead by a group of hikers along the San Pedro River on March 27[, 2004]. Police place the time of death around sunset on March 2.