Katherine Sanger is a writer, teacher, and mom who lives on the Gulf Coast of Texas. She loves learning and teaching, and she spends most of her time involved in those pursuits. She's done everything from work retail to teach college students, create websites, program databases, and edit and publish a 'zine. She's been published in a variety of formats and genres, including science fiction and fantasy, poetry, and nonfiction.
For over a decade, Katherine has been working at several community and technical colleges and universities (both on campus and online), teaching college English classes, including:
- Developmental English
- College English
- Grant writing
- World literature
- Rhetorical analysis of non-fiction
Personal Education Credentials
Katherine has worked in writing centers and as a writing coach. In addition to her teaching, she also enjoys the learning aspect of education, and so far she's earned:
- An Associate's Degree in General Studies
- A Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology
- A Master's Degree in Liberal Arts
- A Master's Degree in English Literature
- A Post-Master's Certificate in College Teaching
Katherine completed 48 hours of doctoral-level coursework on post-secondary and adult education before deciding to transition to an MFA program in Creative Writing.
Freelance Writing Experience
Katherine spent over five years at the helm of From the Asylum, an e-zine of fiction and poetry that she edited and managed. It produced three yearly print anthologies and a themed anthology. Her own writing has been published in various e-zines and print, including:
- Baen's Universe
- Spacesports & Spidersilk
- Black Petals
- Lost in the Dark
- Bewildering Stories
Katherine's poetry has won numerous awards, including:
- First Place in Byline's "Autumn Poem" contest
- First Place in "Lucky Thirteen" contest sponsored by Sol Magazine
- Honorable Mention in: The Houston Chapter Award
- The Hap Fulgham Prize
- The "Varoom-Varoom" Award
She writes non-fiction for various websites, including Examiner.com and Hubpages. She attends and presents at various writing conferences every year.
Katherine is a database junkie who loves every chance she gets to create a well thought out database. She received her Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a speciality in Database Management. In addition to databases, Katherine is well-versed in website development and various software. She received her MOUS certification when it was first offered back in 1997 and was offered the chance to be a beta-tester for a later certification test. She is also an avid power user of all things Microsoft.
More From Katherine Sanger
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