The Olive Picker is Kathryn’s first novel.  She has previously written Solitaire, a short story that was published in The McGuffin Magazine in 2006. Her short stories Hot Lips and Runners were both accepted for on-line publications in 2005 and 2009 respectively. 

Kathryn has lived in India and now in Singapore. She keeps a home in Colorado. Kathryn writes a travel blog reporting on the second half of her life, which features the humorous aspects of travel and other issues. It can be viewed at: Kathi's Blog. One of those letters, "Naked Guy," was published in her hometown Colorado newspaper, The Mountain Connection, in 2013.

Kathryn happily retired when she and Peter moved to India, and she is pursuing her lifelong love of writing. Through her writing, she gives hope to those who find themselves in abusive situations, wherever they are on their journey

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