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Kathy Higgs-Coulthard... 
                   writer, reader, teacher
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Kathy's work has appeared in regional & national publications, including 

Jack & Jill Magazine, Chicken Soup for the Soul Reboot Your LifeWOW: Women on Writing Ezine, Facts on File's Encyclopedia of Great American Writers.

Cleaver Magazine "Lifeboat Theory" short story

South Bend Tribune article on Family Traditions

Her advice for writers can be accessed here:


Channeling the Voice of Youth

How to Trim the Fat from Your Manuscript (WOW article)

What to Do When Your Revision Techniques Need Revision

Interview with Agent Regina Brooks, Serendipity Literary Agency
Interview with Kelly Sundberg of Brevity

Balancing Creativity and Parenting
Creative Impasse: The Intersection of Creativity and Motherhood

​Paths to Publication 

Kathy is currently seeking representation for two middle grade works and is hard at work on a Y/A novel. Keep your fingers crossed and maybe soon the titles will appear here with publication dates!

NEW RELEASE: Kathy's middle grade novel is now available through Barnes & Noble or Amazon

Before Dad’s rust-bucket lurched into the driveway with forty-three chickens in the back, the closest Sami Duggan had ever come to poultry was licking the grease off her fingers at the local KFC. Now Sami better think quick before her whole life is turned upside down by Dad’s latest get rich quick scheme.
Kathy's vignette, Meeting Mom, appears in the Reboot Your Life issue of Chicken Soup for the Soul. Order your copy here through Barnes & Noble.