Kathie was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She has a Master’s degree in Nursing, and during her work in that field she visited a number of countries. Her poetry, which reflects her travels as well as her Louisiana origins, has been published in various journals and anthologies.
Her short story has recently appeared in The Call: An Anthology of Women’s Writings, published by Dragonfly Press. She was formerly a program coordinator for Poetry Center San José, where she edited the journal Cæsura for five years.
Her poetry collection, Chrysalides, was published in 2010 by Dragonfly Press and was nominated for the 2011 Independent Publisher Book Award in poetry.
She and her husband now live in the Sierra foothills of California.
Open mic to follow.
If you wish to be included in this Willow Glen Poetry Project, please bring a hardcopy of your poem to the event, and also email it to us (see our Submissions page). Of course, it’s perfectly okay if you just want to read without submitting.
The reading will take place
Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 7 p.m.
Willow Glen Branch Library
1157 Minnesota Avenue, San Jose, 95125
See the Events page for a map.