WRITING
  • "Mother's Day" and "Without," Special Merit Winners for "The 2018 Muriel Craft Bailey Poetry Contest" for The Comstock Review, to be published in The Comstock Review, January 2019
  • "After Watching Ken Burns' Vietnam," selected by Richard Blanco, Honorable Mention, Crossroads Magazine, 2018
  • "Riding Waves," chapbook, 2nd place in "New Women's Voices," published by Finishing Line Press, 2018
  • "Mesquite y Nopal," poem, published in Solamente en San Miguel, an anthology, 2018
  • "The Appointment," published in Roar Magazine, 2017
  • Poems for reading at Quiet Lightning, 6/17
  • "Tape," First Place Winner, San Miguel de Allende Writers' Conference Prize for Poetry, 2016
  • Nimrod International Journal Poetry Contest 2016 quarter-finalist
  • Virgina Quarterly, 2016. Was one of six poets nationally selected to work with poet Major Jackson at the VQR Writers' Conference.
  • Poems for reading at Bay Area Generations, 3/16
  • "Tricks," memoir, published in "The Sun" Dec. 2015
  • "Cookie," Winner, Elizabeth Mills Crothers Prize for Short Story, UC Berkeley, 1986

THEATRE
BIG RIVER, Susan Wilkes/Strange Woman, Contra Costa Civic Theatre
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, Ensemble, Contra Costa Civic Theatre

CONCERTS
Spirituals 2000, Oakland Bay Area Community Chorus, Zellerbach Hall

DIRECTION
Musical direction: 4th-8th grade Choral, Albany Unified School District
Intro to Guitar, Albany Unified School District

TRAINING
Specialist Certificate in Voice Technique and Musicianship, Berklee College of Music
Credential Music and English, UC Berkeley
MA, UC Berkeley, English
Voice: Justin Pyne, Kathy Kennedy

SPECIAL SKILLS
Guitar
Dance: Latin: Salsa, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Merengue
Dialects: American Southern, French
Fluent in Spanish

Kathe is the 2016 winner of the San Miguel de Allende Writers' Conference Literary Prize for Poetry, has been published in The Sun Magazine, and was awarded the Elizabeth Mills Crothers Prize for Short Story at UC Berkeley. Additionally, she was selected to participate in 2016 Bay Area Generations, was invited to read at the 2016 Oakland Beast Crawl, is a 2016 quarter-finalist for the Nimrod International Journal poetry contest and is the winner of one of only six spots at the Virginia Quarterly Review's 2016 workshop with Major Jackson.