Writing Camp at Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College 300 N. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA, United States

This summer, I'll teach in the very first Writing Camp at Gettysburg College, with my colleagues Nadine Meyer (poet) and Fred Leebron (fiction writer)!

Baltimore Writer’s Conference

Towson University, Liberal Arts Building 251 University Ave., Towson, MD, United States

I'll be teaching a session on writing nonfiction about trauma--how to get to the heart of your story and tell it well. This is always such a great conference, organized by Geoff Becker, and I'm honored to be teaching in it for the first time!

AWP 2017 in Washington, DC

Liberty Salon N, O, & P, Marriott Marquis, Meeting Level Four

Mommy Dearest/Daughter Darling: Putting Words In Her Mouth. (Michelle Herman, Kathryn Rhett, Cade Leebron, Meghan Daum, Maggie Smith.) Whose story is this anyway? Women writing about their daughters and women writing about their mothers—and a mother and daughter pair of nonfiction writers who frequently write about each other (that would be me & Cade) and thus […]

Big Dream Conference 2017

Thanks to Torie Amarie Dale and everyone else at the South Carolina Writers Association for a great conference! I loved teaching a session on how to build a scene, and leading the Prose Slushfest (anonymous first pages put up for critique, as many as we could talk about in 45 minutes). The conference is full […]

2017 Baltimore Writers’ Conference

The BWC is coming up fast! I'll be doing quick critiques for poetry & Gettysburg Review Editor Mark Drew will be discussing literary magazines. Looking forward to seeing conference organizer/fiction writer Geoff Becker, fellow faculty and participants--including G'burg students from my senior seminar in literary nonfiction, and Writing House residents.

San Miguel Writers’ Conference

Kathryn is teaching workshops on travel writing and metaphor at the San Miguel Writers' Conference & Literary Festival in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.