Kathy Anderson

Fiction Writer

Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania US

Author's Bio

Kathy Anderson is the author of a novel, The New Town Librarian (NineStar Press, 2023) and a short story collection, Bull and Other Stories (Autumn House Press), which won the Autumn House Press Fiction Prize, was a finalist for Publishing Triangle's Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction, the Lambda Literary Awards, and Foreword INDIES Book of the Year, and was longlisted for The Story Prize. She lives in Philadelphia, PA.

Publications & Prizes

Proposing on the Brooklyn Bridge: Poems about Marriage (Poetworks/Grayson Books, 2003)
Love Shook My Heart (Alyson Publications, 2002)
The New Town Librarian (NineStar Press, 2023)
Bull and Other Stories (Autumn House Press, 2016)
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Barcelona Review
Harrington Lesbian Fiction Quarterly
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Kenyon Review Online
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Philadelphia Stories
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Prizes won: 

 Winner of the Autumn House Press Fiction Prize; Tennessee Williams Scholarship in Fiction to the Sewanee Writers' Conference; New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship.

More Information

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Identifies as: 
Feminist, LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, LGBTQ
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Raised in: 
Wilmington, DE
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Last update: Mar 24, 2023