Katherine Sanger

Katherine Sanger

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.

Teaching Expertise

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
  • Star*Line
  • Anotherealm
  • Lost in the Dark
  • Bewildering Stories
  • Aphelion
  • RevolutionSF

Poetry Awards

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

Non-Fiction Writing

She writes non-fiction for various websites, including Examiner.com and Hubpages. She attends and presents at various writing conferences every year.

Information Technology

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

If you'd like to see more from Katherine, visit Kate's Blog.

Most Recent Contributions by Katherine Sanger

Avoiding Online Auction Fraud

Online auctions are a great way to buy almost anything. Like the world's biggest and strangest shopping mall, there are people selling thing ... Read More

Federal Pell Grant Eligibility

Pell Grants are grants that a student may use to pay for college. They allow students with low income to get "free" money from the governmen ... Read More

Free Online Toddler Games

When your toddler approaches a computer keyboard and mouse, consider seizing this "teachable moment" to educate her about some of the featur ... Read More

Online Free English Course

Free online English courses aren't just for those looking to learn to speak English as a Second Language, though that is an option. Courses ... Read More

Technical Writing Tips

Are you a writer considering making the move to the lucrative career possibilities available in the technical writing field? If so, taking t ... Read More

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Katherine Sanger