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About kknebel

Residing with her two daughters in the St. Louis Metro East Area, Katrina Knebel is a jack of all trades. Gardener, 1x marathon runner, food lover, high school English teacher, and writer—Katrina has earned her MA in English from SIUE and teaches Creative Writing, Composition, and the facts of life to her senior students.

First Reading!

I’m very excited that I have been invited to give a reading along with Megan Hudgins at the SIUE Bookstore, on Thursday, Oct 19 at 5:00.  Hope you’ll come out to see us! Advertisements

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I’m in Print!

Good writing year.  To be sure, I work slowly, so these accomplishments might measure to other writers as nothings.  But being published in print twice this year counts for me.  I’ll take it:  “Mussels Aplenty,” in Blue Earth Review and … Continue reading

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Summer Writing Goals

My friend Katie asked me to send her my writing goals for the summer.  Such a great friend.  I need people to hold me accountable.  A writer herself and recently published in The Atlantic, she understands that writers (especially this one) … Continue reading

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First Official Publication–Too Soon to Go after Glimmer Train?

My flash fiction piece, “Saturday’s Treaties,” will soon appear in Spry Literary Journal’s upcoming issue.  I can’t wait!  This will be my first, official publication. Meanwhile, I am in the process of sending out more work.  Yesterday, I sent a … Continue reading

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From Thinking to Owning: A More Detailed Author Biography

Think about being a writer for twenty years.  Think about it at age 12, walking in the woods next to your house, the Dutchman’s Breeches all in bloom, you overflowing in wonder. Think about it in college, a young freshman … Continue reading

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