My short stories and poems have appeared in Atlanta Review, CutThroat, New Poets of the American West, Orbis, Pearl, Pilgrimage, Poetry East, South Dakota Review, Underground Voices, Word Riot, and others.
My fiction received an Honorable Mention in New Letters’ 2010 Alexander Patterson Cappon Fiction Award and was a finalist in the 2011 Blue Mesa Review Fiction Contest. Several of my stories have been finalists for Glimmer Train awards. My short story collection was a semifinalist for the Iowa Short Fiction Award. My poetry collection was a semifinalist in the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award.
I live in Colorado with my husband and son.
Alice Monroe, Lorrie Moore, Louise Erdrich, Jim Shepard, Marguerite Duras, Ernest Hemingway, Antonya Nelson, Raymond Carver, Adrienne Rich, William Blake, Eileen Myles, Leslie Marmon Silko, Henry Miller, Marilynne Robinson, Wallace Stevens, Lucia Berlin
Sincere thanks for your kind response to "Swimming Lessons." Much appreciated--
Kathy, you're a peach for looking up and commenting on "under the Skin" and "See." Really glad you discovered and liked them.
Great to have you looking over my shoulder on Flight, Kathy and it would be hard to overstate how opportune your comments are right now. Thanks so much.
Thank you for reading my story.
Thank you so much for your kind words on "Origin" :)!
Hi, Kathy! Very good of you to have a look at "Hat Trick," and thank you for your generous comment! Ah, family, yes? And welcome to Fn!
Kathy, I so love that you were hearing "Couple Busting" in your head!!! Thanks so much for reading and commenting!! Love your work!!!
Kathy thanks so much for reading and commenting on Upstairs. I had forgotten that story, it's been a while!
Kathy, thanks for your recent comments on 3 Short Shorts. I appreciate them and you!
Thank you so much for kind words on "The Last Lion.
Thank you, Kathy, for your lovely comment on my story, "Left to Leaves"! I'm so glad you liked it.
Kathy, thanks for reading and commenting on "Drive." Much appreciated!
Thanks for the comment on and fave of "Demolition Derby," Kathy. Appreciate it very much. Glad you liked the poem.
Kathy! Thanks for reading and commneting on "Likely Story".
Kathy, thanks so much for your comment on "Seal Skin".
Kathy thank you so much for the kind words and fav for "Repair Man." I really appreciate it. Where do you live in Colorado? We should try to meet up sometime...
Kathy, your comments on House-Sitter were a much needed boost today - thank you!
Kathy, thanks ever so much for the fave and the comments on "The running from San Pedro blues." Made my day.
Kathy, thanks for your cooments and fave of 3 Short Shorts. I really appreciate your generosity.
Thank you for the very kind comment on 'A bottle of raspberries'. Loving it here at fictionaut already!
All the best, Gill
HI Kathy, thanks for reading my bus driver story, and thanks for taking the time to comment - I really appreciate both! fos.
Hi Kathy! Thanks so much for your comments on "Summertime City".
thank you so much for your comment on syrup!
Hi Kathy, thank you for the wonderful feedback on Migration, and for the nice words on my wall! It's so great to meet you here.
Kathy, glad you enjoyed 'Bukowski', and thanks for the kind words about my drawings. Much appreciated!
wOw, Kathy...thanks so much for the compliments on my latest! I am humbled. Much appreciated!
Kathy, thanks very much for taking time to read 'House By The Sea'. And yes, WR is a great venue, and fiction editor Kevin O'Cuinn is one of the best. Glad you enjoyed!
Kathy, thanks for reading and commenting on White Noise. Looking forward to reading your stuff!
Kathy, I'm very glad you liked my little tale of marital bliss. Thanks for the comment and the fave!
Thank you so much for your most generous comments on "Unsaid." I really appreciate your taking the time to read it!!! Cheers!
Kathy, thanks for taking the time to read my nutty "Tree" poem! I appreciate your commment.
Thanks, Kathy, for the great comment on and fave of "Hitting the Wall"!
Hi, Kathy! Thanks for your comment and fave on "The Number 4." Hope you're doing well.
Many thanks for the kind words for "Pieces of Flight." Like a cup of cold fresh water, several miles into the marathon which is a novella.
Hey Kathy, thanks so much for reading and faving to celebrate/to mourn. I am looking forward to reading more of your work here. . .
Thanks so much for your comments and for reading my story, Kathy.
Kathy...thank you for checking out my stories and wow, some major YES on your favorite authors...Jim Shepard!..Moore, Carver, Stevens
Hi Kathy! Glad you enjoyed my take on the book of love. Thanks for your kind words.
Kathy, thanks for reading and faving Headstone III. I really appreciate your comment. And welcome to Fictionaut.
Kathy, thanks so much for your kind comments on "Gunplay." Welcome to Fictionaut!
Kathy, thanks so much for your comments on my May 19th poem.
Kathy, thanks so much for your generous reads of my stories, especially BEARING WITNESS. So nice to have you here! Peace...
Thank you so much! GREAT list of authors there. I just started reading Lorrie Moore and am rather addicted. Also, Amy Bloom - if you haven't yet, check her out :)
Kathy, thank you for reading "Moro" your kind comments and fave. I really appreciate it. cheers, Kath
Kathy thanks for your comments and read of my story Tool. Cheers! Susan
Kathy, thank you for the kind reading and fave for "The Hollow". I'm so glad you liked it! I look forward to reading your work here on Fictionaut.
Kathy, FYI, Don't ever start to post something then leave before you post to let the dog out. . .thank you for your generous comment about Sex w/Strangers. I know I'm going to love reading your work here. . .
Hi Kathy. Great seeing you here.
Hi Kathy! welcome to Fictonaut!