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Author, Editor, Speaker

Kathrese is available for speaking engagements, interviews, and appearances. She is also happy to speak to reading and writing groups via telephone or Skype.​ Please use the Contact form for inquiries.

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2-line bio: (140 characters/19 words)

Texas author, Kathrese McKee, writes epic adventures for anyone who enjoys pirates and princesses combined with life’s difficult questions.

Short Bio: (34 words)

Texas author, Kathrese McKee, writes epic adventures for young adults and anyone else who enjoys pirates and princesses combined with life’s difficult questions. She is committed to exciting stories, appropriate content, and quality craftsmanship.

Medium Bio: (84 words)

Texas author, Kathrese McKee, writes epic adventures for young adults and anyone else who enjoys pirates and princesses combined with life’s difficult questions. She is committed to exciting stories, appropriate content, and quality craftsmanship.

Once upon a time, Kathrese worked as a systems engineer for EDS and various oil and gas companies. Then, she taught Reading and ESL at the middle school level. These days, she edits fiction, maintains websites, and turns a blind eye to the feral dust bunnies lurking beneath her desk.

Long Bio: (129 words)

Texas author, Kathrese McKee, writes epic adventures for young adults and anyone else who enjoys pirates and princesses combined with life’s difficult questions. She is committed to exciting stories, appropriate content, and quality craftsmanship.

Once upon a time, Kathrese worked as a systems engineer for EDS and various oil and gas companies. After that, she taught Reading and ESL at the middle school level. These days, she edits fiction, maintains websites, and turns a blind eye to the feral dust bunnies lurking beneath her desk.

Kathrese is President for ACFW, The Woodlands.  She is a member of the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi).  She is also a Silver Member for The Christian PEN.

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Photo credit: Jennifer Watrous of JD Waterhouse Photography
Website: kathresemckee.com
Editor website:WordMarkerEdits.com
Devotions Blog: ChristsReflections.wordpress.com
Twitter: @KathreseMcKee
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Award Winning Fiction

  • Winner: 2014 Novel Rocket Launch Pad Contest, Mardan's Mark, MG/YA Category
  • Finalist: 2014 Phoenix Rattler writing contest, Christian Writers of the West(CWOW) - Arizona's ACFW affiliate
  • Winner: 2014 Save Our Synopsis contest, Central Florida ACFW
  • Winner: 2015 Storming the Short Story, Speculative Fiction division for "The Confession", ACFW Writers on the Storm 
  • Finalist: 2018 The Wishing Shelf, Pirate's Wager, Teenagers Category