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This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., workshop leader, poet, and writing consultant, lives in New Paltz, New York. She has over twenty years experience leading writing workshops for experienced and novice writers using the Amehrst Writers and Artists method.

Kate edited the wVw Anthology 2011, a collection of memoir, short fiction and poetry, written by fifteen Hudson Valley writers.

She is a Cave Canem fellow, with a poem published in Gathering Ground: Cave Canem 10 Year Anniversary Anthology, University of Michigan Press, 2006. Cave Canem is the national foundation for the development and support of established and emerging African-American poets. Her recent publications are poems in the anthologies: Riverine: An Anthology of Hudson Valley Writers, 2007, and Slant of Light: Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley, 2013.

Kate is certified to lead workshops using the Amherst Writers and Artists method developed by Pat Schneider, www.patschneider.com.

She has co-led trainings along side Pat and other AWA trainers to instruct others how to lead workshops using the AWA method. The AWA method is described in Pat Schneider’s book, Writing Alone and With Others, for more information www.amherstwriters.com . Kate curretnty serves a member of the AWA Board.

Kate has a Master of Arts degree in American Literature from SUNY Stony Brook. She has taught writing and composition at Hudson Valley area colleges and community colleges.