kathleen d. gallagher

486 East Avenue
Tallmadge, OH 44278
Phone: 
330-633-5331

Author's Bio

Kathleen D. Gallagher is a former 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. Her editing works include the international anthology of poets Eternal Snow with renowned Nepali Poet Yuyutsu Sharma; Dialogue with a Christian Proselytizer by Todd Gates; Footpaths to Ancient Campsites by Robert Haag; and many others. (Photo courtesy of Peggy Honeydew, photographer for poets in Akron/Cleveland area).

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
Blood and Thunder, Canto, South Coast Poetry Journal, The Akros Review, The Poetic Knight
Chapbooks: 
I See Things Are Falling
(Writing Knights Press, 2012)
Prizes Won: 
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." 

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Annapurna Poems by Yuyutsu Ram Dass Sharma
,
Buddha Heart, Buddha Mind by
Favorite Authors: 
Flannery O'Connor, Tillie Olsen, Eudora Welty, Raymond Carver, Tess Gallagher

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
Raised in: 
Ashtabula, OH
work_excerpt: 
https://www.amazon.com/I-See-Things-are-Falling/product-reviews/1500705659/ref=cm_cr_dp_d_show_all_btm?ie=UTF8&reviewerType=all_reviews
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Last updated: Jan 06, 2019