KATHLEEN BRADY is a native Californian, though she spent three years living in Beijing, China. Her career has been varied, including stints in clinical psychology, journalism, healthcare, and various and sundry blue-collar jobs. As an author, she has published several freelance pieces in the Los Angeles Times. One of her short stories earned Honorable Mention in the Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers. Kathleen has studied writing with poet Eloise Klein Healy and award-wining author Alice Bloch. She continues to workshop with novelist, memoirist, poet, and editor, Terry Wolverton.

A graduate of Immaculate Heart College, Kathleen currently lives in Los Angeles. You can follow her on Facebook.

Bywater Books will publish Kathleen’s debut novel, Light was the Wild Card—a romance set in 1980s Beijing—in the fall of 2021.

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