Kathleen Boland is a writer in Portland, Oregon. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University's MFA program, where she was the editorial assistant for The Southern Review and awarded the Robert Penn Warren Thesis Award. Supported by the Tin House Summer Workshop and the Vermont Studio Center, her fiction has appeared in Conjunctions, Gulf Coast, Tin House, Paper Darts, and elsewhere.
She is the events and marketing manager for the independent publishing group Catapult / Counterpoint Press / Soft Skull Press and serves on the Portland Book Festival Advisory Council. When not producing literary events, she is at work on a novel.