Seattle Writers


Kristina Moy
After spending eight years working as a PR executive for KIRO-TV, this Seattle native and mom of two decided to trade her corporate lunches and fancy events for peanut butter sandwiches and playdates at the park. Kristina has received two EMMY nominations and a certificate for outstanding community service. These days, when she’s not helping at her kiddos’ schools she’s scouring the town looking for family-friendly events to share with other parents.


Allison Ellis
A Northwest native, Allison was born and raised in Bellevue, Wa, and has lived throughout the Puget Sound area and up and down the West Coast (Kirkland, Bainbridge Island, Vashon Island, Los Angeles) before settling permanently in Seattle. A longtime children’s media executive, Allison now owns a consulting business and writes for a number of online and offline publications, including Redbook, Working Mother and Seattle Weekly.


Katie Kavulla 
Katie is a mom of three, who has a major crush on Seattle. Besides writing for Red Tricycle, Katie is the creator of Being5.com and a regular contributor to other local and national sites. When she’s not writing, Katie is obsessing over shoes, pretending that she’s a runner and watching trashy reality shows.


Sara Billups
An Indiana transplant, Sara lives in Seattle with her husband and son. After graduating from college, Sara launched a NEA-sponsored lit mag and small press. In Seattle, she worked for many years as media manager for an art book publisher. In addition to navigating new playgrounds, family-friendly eateries, and kid events with her family, Sara currently works from home, writing content and overseeing social media marketing for Seattle-based companies.


Sarah Bartz
With a background in Urban Planning and all the real world experience that comes with wrangling a toddler, Sarah followed her passion for writing into the world of freelancing. Her unique perspective on the build environment and openness to adventures in parenting are a perfect combo for entrancing Red Tricycle’s loyal readers. As a supporter of local foods, the green movement and ensuring a healthy and happy future for our children, Sarah is also a contributing blogger for Farmersmarket.com.


Susan Ossinger
Susan Ossinger is a Seattle native and mom of three very active kids and a labradoodle puppy. After earning her journalism degree at the University of Oregon, she worked in the publishing industry for several years in San Francisco. Susan enjoys running, skiing, cheering on her kids’ sports teams, and spending time with her family.


Kali Sakai
A veteran of Seattle’s tech industry, Kali Sakai is a freelance writer and blogger who became a “Domestic Project Manager” (SAHM) after the birth of her daughter in 2009. She captures tales of triumph and tribulation on her blog Evidently.