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Winning Chance: Stories

Sixteen new stories from Katherine Koller, some previously published in Grain, Room, Epiphany and Prairie Journal, and by Loft 112, are collected in this book, published by Enfield & Wizenty at Great...

Early Market Gardens in Edmonton

Inspired by the plethora of locally grown produce, Katherine Koller examines Edmonton’s history of market gardening for Edmonton City as Museum Project (ECAMP...

Riverkeeper a Finalist in APC

Riverkeeper by Katherine Koller is a Finalist for the 2021 Alberta Playwriting Competition, Sharon Pollock Award, along with plays by Meg Bream, Collin Doyle, Beth Graham, and Michaela Jeffery. From the jury,...

“Skunked” in Very Much A...

“Skunked,” a story by Katherine Koller, appears in Very Much Alive: Stories of Resilience edited by Lexie Angelo and published in 2020 by The Selkie Publications in the U.K. The cover artist is...

National Park of the Heart

This short short story by Katherine Koller and illustrated by Spencer Flock appeared in issue #4, Winter 2021, Edify....

How to Write from Place

Join writer Katherine Koller for a talk and mini-workshop on how where we are shapes us, holds a millennia of stories, and invites us to write our own (45 min). Edmonton Public Library: HOW TO Festival, Nov...

The Last Edmonton Coal Mine: Whitemu...

Whitemud Creek Coal Mine tipple, Edmonton, 1969. The mine operated from 1952 to 1970 in Rainbow Valley. Photo by Isabel Hill, City of Edmonton Archives ET-11-134. In her third historical piece for Edmonton...

Winning Chance wins Exporting Albert...

Katherine Koller’s story collection, Winning Chance, is the 2020 recipient of the Exporting Alberta Award from the Canadian Authors Association, Alberta branch. Winning Chance is published by Enfield...

Winning Chance, “A Joy of Shor...

“And each story following was filled with a humanness that is rare; for me to discover a book of stories with equal care given to creating short works of words that are so finely created with threads...

Online Reading from Winning Chance

Katherine Koller will be reading an excerpt of “The Care & Feeding of Small Birds” from her book of short stories, Winning Chance on August 6 at 7 pm. Her host and interviewer is Dorothy...

Winning Chance, High Plains Book Awa...

Winning Chance by Katherine Koller, along with Not a Thing to Comfort You by Emily Wortman-Wunder (Colorado) and This. This. This. Is. Love. Love. Love. by Jennifer Wortman (Colorado) were Finalists in the...

Winning Chance Review, Alberta Views

https://albertaviews.ca/winning-chance/ “The ingredients for near-transcendent goodness, Winning Chance urges us to believe, all exist in life as we know it.” –Kate...

Riverkeeper, Jane Chambers Playwriti...

THE JANE CHAMBERS AWARD for Excellence in Feminist Playwriting recognizes new plays and performance texts created by women writers which present a feminist perspective and that provide significant...

“The Winter Police” on Y...

See Katherine Koller read a section from her story “The Winter Police” on YABS TV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_9gWbUiHlE The full story can be found at Great Plains Publishing,...

Queenie’s Castle

Queenie’s Castle by Katherine Koller, a play about a nurse and her reluctant patient, is part of Women at Play(s), Toronto edition, a festival of six one-act plays by female playwrights, directed by...

CAA Writer in Residence

For a second term, until the end of May 2020, Katherine Koller is W-I-R for the Canadian Authors Association Edmonton. Alberta authors, contact her at katherinekoller@canauthorsalberta.ca for consultations on...

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