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, and her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Gulf Coast, Tin House, Paper Darts, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn.
She is the events and programming 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.