kathleen d. gallagher

Wayne College/University of Akron1901 Smucker RoadOrrville, OH 44667
Phone: 
330-683-2010
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Author's Bio

Kathleen D. Gallagher is a distinguished senior lecturer of English at the University of Akron/Wayne College, an award winning writer (2007 Writer’s Digest Honorable Mention for a feature article entitled “Cutting Storm,” and a 2011 Honorable Mention for her essay “Flying Objects” in the 2011 Writer’s Digest competition). She is also a poet with works in journals such as South Coast Poetry Journal : Issue #15 (Honorable Mention for “Focal Point” judged by writer/poet James Dickey). A self-taught collage artist, her work “Somewhere,” won honorable mention in the 2001 National Collage Society’s Postcard Contest, “Wishing You Were Here.” A collage entitled “Bone Collage,” is posted in the September 2011 Hospital Drive: The literature and humanities journal of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Her collage “One Woman,” is now a cover for Pushcart nominee writer Michelle Reale’s book “If All They Had Were Their Bodies,” through Burning River Press, November 2011. She is a former NEOMFA creative writing student at Kent State University. Gallagher was a finalist in the First Grand Tournament event through Writing Knights Press which resulted in her first poetry chapbook “I See Things are Falling.” She was nominated for a Pushcart prize in December 2012 through Writing Knights Press. (Photo courtesy of Peggy Honeydew, photographer for poets in Akron/Cleveland area).

Publications and Prizes

Chapbook

I See Things Are Falling
(Writing Knights Press,
2012)

Journal

Blood and Thunder
Canto
South Coast Poetry Journal
The Poetic Knight
The Akros Review
Canto
Prizes: 
2007 Writer’s Digest Honorable Mention for a feature article entitled “Cutting Storm,” and a 2011 Honorable Mention for her essay “Flying Objects” in the 2011 Writer’s Digest competition. Finalist in Writing Knights Grand Tournament resulting in poetry chapbook titled "I See Things are Falling" and a Pushcart nomination in Dec. 2012 for her poem "Personality Harlot."

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
English American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Camp LeJeune, NC
Raised in: 
Ashtabula, OH

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Annapurna Poems by Yuyutsu Ram Dass Sharma, Buddha Heart, Buddha Mind by Dalai Lama

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Listing last updated: December 18, 2012.

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