Kathy Conde


Location Colorado
Occupation writer
Website http://www.kathyconde.com

About Me

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.

Any favorite authors? Books?

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

Kathy Conde's Wall

Michael Dwayne Smith – Jan 21, 2012

Sincere thanks for your kind response to "Swimming Lessons." Much appreciated--

David Ackley – Sep 11, 2011

Kathy, you're a peach for looking up and commenting on "under the Skin" and "See." Really glad you discovered and liked them.

David Ackley – Aug 24, 2011

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.

T.R. Wolfe – Aug 17, 2011

Thank you for reading my story.

M.H. – Jul 11, 2011

Hi Kathy,
Thank you so much for your kind words on "Origin" :)!

Barry Friesen – Jun 28, 2011

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!

Meg Tuite – Jun 24, 2011

Kathy, I so love that you were hearing "Couple Busting" in your head!!! Thanks so much for reading and commenting!! Love your work!!!

Susan Tepper – Jun 22, 2011

Kathy thanks so much for reading and commenting on Upstairs. I had forgotten that story, it's been a while!

Robert Vaughan – Jun 19, 2011

Kathy, thanks for your recent comments on 3 Short Shorts. I appreciate them and you!

Brittany Newmark – Jun 19, 2011

Kathy,
Thank you so much for kind words on "The Last Lion.

Sophie Kipner – Jun 18, 2011

Thank you, Kathy, for your lovely comment on my story, "Left to Leaves"! I'm so glad you liked it.

Christian Bell – Jun 18, 2011

Kathy, thanks for reading and commenting on "Drive." Much appreciated!

Bill Yarrow – Jun 17, 2011

Thanks for the comment on and fave of "Demolition Derby," Kathy. Appreciate it very much. Glad you liked the poem.

Jim V – Jun 17, 2011

Kathy! Thanks for reading and commneting on "Likely Story".

J.A. Pak – Jun 16, 2011

Kathy, thanks so much for your comment on "Seal Skin".

Kathy Fish – Jun 15, 2011

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...

Julie Innis – Jun 15, 2011

Kathy, your comments on House-Sitter were a much needed boost today - thank you!

James Lloyd Davis – Jun 15, 2011

Kathy, thanks ever so much for the fave and the comments on "The running from San Pedro blues." Made my day.

Robert Vaughan – Jun 14, 2011

Kathy, thanks for your cooments and fave of 3 Short Shorts. I really appreciate your generosity.

Gill Hoffs – Jun 14, 2011

Thank you for the very kind comment on 'A bottle of raspberries'. Loving it here at fictionaut already!

All the best, Gill

Foster Trecost – Jun 13, 2011

HI Kathy, thanks for reading my bus driver story, and thanks for taking the time to comment - I really appreciate both! fos.

Roberto C. Garcia – Jun 13, 2011

Hi Kathy! Thanks so much for your comments on "Summertime City".

Emily Smith-Miller – Jun 13, 2011

thank you so much for your comment on syrup!

Kari Nguyen – Jun 13, 2011

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.

Mark Reep – Jun 11, 2011

Kathy, glad you enjoyed 'Bukowski', and thanks for the kind words about my drawings. Much appreciated!

Misti Rainwater-Lites – Jun 11, 2011

wOw, Kathy...thanks so much for the compliments on my latest! I am humbled. Much appreciated!

Mark Reep – Jun 11, 2011

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!

J. A. Johnson – Jun 11, 2011

Kathy, thanks for reading and commenting on White Noise. Looking forward to reading your stuff!
Best,
Jeff

Jack Swenson – Jun 10, 2011

Kathy, I'm very glad you liked my little tale of marital bliss. Thanks for the comment and the fave!

Meg Tuite – Jun 10, 2011

Dear Kathy,
Thank you so much for your most generous comments on "Unsaid." I really appreciate your taking the time to read it!!! Cheers!

Eryk Wenziak – Jun 10, 2011

Kathy, thanks for taking the time to read my nutty "Tree" poem! I appreciate your commment.

Bill Yarrow – Jun 10, 2011

Thanks, Kathy, for the great comment on and fave of "Hitting the Wall"!

Christopher Allen – Jun 09, 2011

Hi, Kathy! Thanks for your comment and fave on "The Number 4." Hope you're doing well.

David Ackley – Jun 08, 2011

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.

MaryAnne Kolton – Jun 07, 2011

Hey Kathy, thanks so much for reading and faving to celebrate/to mourn. I am looking forward to reading more of your work here. . .

Jason Henry McCormick – Jun 06, 2011

Thanks so much for your comments and for reading my story, Kathy.

Doug Bond – May 31, 2011

Kathy...thank you for checking out my stories and wow, some major YES on your favorite authors...Jim Shepard!..Moore, Carver, Stevens

Misti Rainwater-Lites – May 28, 2011

Hi Kathy! Glad you enjoyed my take on the book of love. Thanks for your kind words.

Jane Hammons – May 28, 2011

Kathy, thanks for reading and faving Headstone III. I really appreciate your comment. And welcome to Fictionaut.

Neil Serven – May 28, 2011

Kathy, thanks so much for your kind comments on "Gunplay." Welcome to Fictionaut!

Jim V – May 27, 2011

Kathy, thanks so much for your comments on my May 19th poem.

Linda Simoni-Wastila – May 27, 2011

Kathy, thanks so much for your generous reads of my stories, especially BEARING WITNESS. So nice to have you here! Peace...

Jen Knox – May 25, 2011

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 Fish – May 25, 2011

Kathy, thank you for reading "Moro" your kind comments and fave. I really appreciate it. cheers, Kath

Susan Tepper – May 25, 2011

Kathy thanks for your comments and read of my story Tool. Cheers! Susan

Kathy Fish – May 24, 2011

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.

MaryAnne Kolton – May 23, 2011

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. . .

Beate Sigriddaughter – May 16, 2011

Hi Kathy. Great seeing you here.

Meg Pokrass – May 16, 2011

Hi Kathy! welcome to Fictonaut!

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