With more than ten years of experience presenting in schools, Kathleen is happy to work with with staff to tailor interactive sessions, tied to Language Arts and Social Studies curricula. “If, during the course of a visit,” says Kathleen, “if even one student sees him- or herself as a writer, it’s been a great day.”
- Writing Processes
- Writing Fiction vs. Nonfiction
- Growing as a Writer
- Family History as Story
- Group Presentation
- Book Chat
- Writing Workshop/Residency
- Read Aloud
Kathleen responded to students with an intimate, personalized, meaningful dialogue and shared her personal writing experience with openness and respect.
$225 per session, for up to 3 sessions per day. Full day: $600. Travel expenses are factored separately for visits more than 25 miles from Rochester, New York.
Kathleen is available for both in-person and virtual visits, centered on her writing life, definition of success, and the perseverance required in an industry where there are no guarantees.
In 2016, with colleague Elizabeth Falk, she presented “Opening Doors: Creating Moments of Transformation” at the New York State Reading Association Annual Conference.