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 Gulf Coast (online), Tin House's The Open Bar, Paper Darts, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn.
She is the events and marketing manager for the independent publishing group, Catapult / Counterpoint Press / Soft Skull Press. When not producing literary events, she is at work on a novel.