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Kathy J Fraser's Biography

Member Info

Albuquerque
married
Apr 2009

I am a mother and psychiatrist who loves books. I have my first novel, A Journey, a Reckoning and a Miracle coming out this summer. It's my creative response to the Iraq War and President Bush's 2004 re-election, a story with a hopeful end.

Influences

Writers: Sophocles, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, L. Frank Baum, Frank Capra, Albert Camus, Ralph Ellison, Kurt Vonnegut, Dorothy Bryant, Alice Walker, Cormac McCarthy, Stephen King, Barbara Kingsolver, John Irving, Leslie Marmon Silko, Jhumpa Lahiri, and James McBride

Other: nature, music, dance, yoga, Spanish language, spiritual writings and experiences from world's religions, The New Yorker, The Nation, Ode Magazine, Unitarian Universalist church and songs from their hymnal, Singing the Living Tradition, learning to play the piano, my patients, my family and friends

Upcoming Works

this summer my first novel, A Journey, a Reckoning and a Miracle will be published

Agents

Joan Scheweighardt

Publishers

John Hunt at O-books

Interests & Hobbies

besides reading and writing, yoga, dance, music, movies and playing the piano