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Katrina Kittle is the author of Traveling Light; Two Truths and a Lie; The Kindness of Strangers (winner of the 2006 Great Lakes Book Award for Fiction); The Blessings of the Animals; and Reasons to Be Happy. She teaches creative writing at the University of Dayton and through Word's Worth Writing Connections, focusing on craft and motivation and jump-starting stalled writers. A public speaker, she also leads the workshops “Leap and the Net Will Appear” and "Happy Class." Kittle has a thing for goats, gardening and going barefoot and is addicted to coffee, pedicures and movies.

Artist's Note

I found myself seated far from the stage during the crowded luncheon for Katrina Kittle’s speech. I did the best I could and worked on a couple of changes before I posted this. I knew that I needed to run into Ms. Kittle later and amend that and do a proper portrait of her.


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