Katie Melynn
Author for A-Z Animals

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Katie is a freelance writer and teaching artist specializing in home, lifestyle, and family topics. Her work has appeared in At Ease Magazine, PEOPLE, and The Spruce, among others. When she is not writing, Katie is a Teaching Artist with The APEX Arts Magnet Program in Anne Arundel County, Maryland and was awarded an Author Fellowship to Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing. She also enjoys spending time with her three kids and cat.


The Somali Region Picture

Africa is known for some of the largest deserts in the world but have you ever heard of the Ogaden Desert? While smaller, it is home to a diverse range… Read More

By Katie Melynn 2 months ago


Sonoran Desert Picture

If you want to visit a hot desert full of cacti and stunning sunsets, the Sonoran Desert might be just the place for you. There is a wide range of… Read More

By Katie Melynn 2 months ago


Great Basin Picture

Snow is not something you typically associate with a desert climate but it is actually quite common in the Great Basin desert. While annual rainfall and precipitation is low, what… Read More

By Katie Melynn 2 months ago