Publishing News

  • Novel excerpt from Still Come Home published in Consequence Magazine, Spring 2018
  • Still Come Home listed as Finalist for the Black Lawrence Press Big Moose Prize
  • “My Brothers and the Moon,” short story, selected as Finalist for Third Coast Fiction Contest

Aug. 7-11, MI

Join Katey for a week-long intensive Interlochen College of Creative Arts Memoir Writing course. Suitable for beginners, and enriching and specific for practiced writers, this course has filled with a waiting list for seven years and counting! Register via this link.


Deadline for submitting questionnaire and writing sample for Katey’s Monthly Mentorship program. Learn more HERE.


Details coming soon. Join me once a month for live instruction, writing community, and a prompt.

Dec 31 – Jan 6, 2017-18, TN

Writing Coordinator and participant at Arrowmont School of Crafts’ annual, by-invitation arts residency featuring over 80 artists in 5 different mediums from across the United States.

February 2018, ONLINE

Join Katey for a 4-week online flash form writing course via Interlochen College of Creative Arts. Registration and syllabus forthcoming.

April 2018, MI

Join Katey for a week-long Deep Revision Retreat. This is a fully-immersive, facilitated writing residency that blends traditional instruction and self-guided writing time, with the end goal of revising a large portion of a full or partial manuscript. Curated in the spirit of uninterrupted focus, precise facilitation, and creative community, this residency is best suited for participants with a full or partial first draft (minimum) in fiction or nonfiction. Registration and schedule forthcoming

April 2018, ONLINE

Join Katey for Into the Flash, a 5-week online course in short form writing celebrating observation, creativity, mindfulness & metaphor. Details HERE.

June 2018, MI

Join Katey and 12 other authors for the Interlochen College of Creative Arts Writers Retreat + Practicum. This is a memorable annual event — inspiring and full of community. The 4-day Writers Retreat portion focuses on craft lectures and generating new work, while the 1-day Practicum (separate registration) focuses on publishing. Early registration is encouraged — these events books full!