Born and raised in Iowa, Kate is the recipient of several artist grants and writing awards. She's also a former editor (Workbench Magazine and The Winterset Madisonian, amongst other titles), and instructor of English and writing (Grand View College and Iowa State University). Kate is currently working on other literary projects and writing copy for museum exhibitions. She lives on the Des Moines River with her dogs and cats.

Author Chat

I’ll be hosting an author chat on Thursday, March 1st 2018 at noon CST. There will be book discounts and prize opportunities for chatters. To participate head on over to and click on the Chat Live With Us icon on the homepage or visit my Kellan Publishing author page. For more information see