Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer is the bestselling author of the novels Wait Softly Brother, All the Broken Things, Perfecting, and The Nettle Spinner, as well as, the story collection, Way Up. Her work has been published in Granta Magazine, Maclean’s Magazine, The Walrus, Significant Objects, Storyville, Joyland, This Magazine, The Lifted Brow and 7X7LA. Her fiction has won a Danuta Gleed Award, and been nominated for The Amazon.ca First Novel Award, Toronto Book Award, CBC Canada Reads, and the Relit Award. She is the recipient of The Sidney Prize. An award-winning professor, Kathryn teaches at The University of Toronto.
Some biographical highlights:
Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer’s name and work is entered in the Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales, edited by Jack Zipes.
Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer holds a PhD from the University of Toronto. Her scholarly work probes for 18th century realist British novel for the irrational, arguing that it is in the space of illogic, uncertainty, and elision that the creative act thrives.
Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer’s writing archive is held at the EJ Pratt Library at Victoria College, the University of Toronto.
Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer lives in a small hamlet in Prince Edward County.
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Kathryn is a dynamic public speaker, essayist, and workshop facilitator. Uniquely positioned by virtue of her lifelong writing practice, her scholarly work on creativity, and her twenty-year dedication to the teaching of fiction at various institutions (the University of Toronto, the University of Guelph, Colorado College, the New York Times Knowledge Network), Kathryn is also a passionate and results-oriented writing coach, mentor, and editor.
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