Jul 6, 2020
Kathleen debut earned a starred Kirkus review and a comparison to Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies. Listen as Kathleen describes how she used her experiences as a high-school English teacher to explore the world of helicoptering parenting and viral rumors, and how she worked together with her agent for a solid four months to revise her book for submission (which paid off when it sold after a mere three weeks). it was was a best books pick by Real Simple, Newsweek, People Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, and the New York Post.
A teacher for 20 years before she published her first novel, Kathleen is particularly interested in the topics of motherhood, ambition, competitive parenting, and the elusiveness of work-life balance. Her sophomore effort, Are We There Yet?, publishes in March 2021. She is a life-long Minnesotan and lives in Minneapolis with her family.
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