Kathryn Gahl has navigated Alaska’s Inside Passage, waited tables in Switzerland, and worked with the poor as an R.N. at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in the Baltimore Review, the Notre Dame Review, the Southern Poetry Review, Porcupine Literary Arts Magazine, Slipstream, Iris and A Call to Nursing. Twice a Glimmer Train finalist, at Wisconsin People & Ideas she’s been a finalist four times, in both poetry and fiction. The Wisconsin Council of Writers awarded her an honorable mention, and Appleton’s Storycatchers has featured her live storytelling. Inspired by Ted Kooser, Kathryn wrote a daily postcard poem for fifteen months and mailed them to twenty two recipients. She has taken this art form to audiences across the midwest for a creative, interactive and inspiring experience.
Kathryn loves red lipstick, vintage clothes, and dancing the Tango.