News & Events

Upcoming

April 6-8, 2018 – Friday-Monday
The Thomas Merton Society of Great Britain & Ireland Oakham Conference 2018. Kathleen will join an informal panel, “Showcasing Contemporary Merton Works” on Saturday, April 7 at 2:00 p.m. Rutland, United Kingdom.

April 26, 2018 – Thursday
We Are All Poets Here Author Reading. Homer City Library (500 Hazel Ave, Homer, AK 99603), 6:00 p.m.

May 8, 2018 – Tuesday
Alaska Writer’s Guild Monthly Program Author Presentation. Barnes & Noble (), 7:00 p.m.

June 26, 2018 – Tuesday
Homer City Library Book Club, June Book: We Are All Poets Here Author Reading. Homer City Library (500 Hazel Ave, Homer, AK 99603), 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

September 12-15, 2018
Alaska Historical Society Annual Conference – Tundra & Ice: History in Alaska’s Arctic. Conference Attendee. Nome, Alaska.

October 4, 2018 – Thursday
Alaska Professional Communicators Luncheon Guest Speaker. Kinley’s Restaurant (3230 Seward Highway, Anchorage, AK 99503) , 11:30 a.m.


Recent

KT 49W Talk March 1
Kathleen signs books at the 49 Writers Craft Talk. (March 1, 2018)

49 Writers Craft Talk. “On the Literary Road with Thomas Merton: Writing as a Pilgrimage,” March 1, 2018. Indigo Tea Lounge, Anchorage.

UAA Campus Bookstore We Are All Poets Here Presentation and Discussion. “On the Frontiers of an Inner Life: Thomas Merton’s 1968 Journey to Alaska”, February 6, 2018.

Book Launch Party, We Are All Poets Here, January 27, 2018. The Writer’s Block Bookstore & Cafe, Anchorage.

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Kathleen presents a copy of We Are All Poets Here to Alaska’s Lt. Governor, Byron I. Mallot who is of of Tlingit heritage. The two shared stories about Yakutat, Alaska–the Lt. Governor’s ancestral home–and a focal point of Kathleen’s book. (February 23, 2018)

 

 

Kodiak Island, July 20-27, 2017.

The 15th General Meeting of the International Thomas Merton Society, St. Bonaventure University, Olean, New York, June 15-18, 2017.

Panelist, Notre Dame University.  “Trying to Say ‘God’ : Re-Enchanting the Catholic Literary Imagination,” Conference, South Bend, Indiana, June 22-24, 2017. Panel topic: “Thomas Merton and Writing as an Act of Resistance.”

The 15th General Meeting of the International Thomas Merton Society, St. Bonaventure University, Olean, New York, June 15-18, 2017.