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First Name Kathryn
Last Name Shailer
Member Since May 12, 2021
City Alvinston
State ON
Country Canada
Pen Name K. L. Shailer
Branch Affiliation Member at Large (no branch affiliation)
Website klshailer.ca
Facebook Kathryn Shailer
Bio Since immigrating to Canada in her mid-twenties, K. L. Shailer has worked as an ESL instructor, marketing manager for a credit union, editor, university professor, researcher, and academic administrator. She is an alum of the Humber Summer Workshop in Creative Writing and the Banff Writers’ Studio. Unpublished manuscripts: Wickedness (a novel), Tales Told in Yoho (frame story and ten Rocky Mountain tales). Work in progress: The Elaine Chronicles (fantasy/myth/historical - 3 vols.).
Publications Recent academic: ""Beyond Disruption: A Case for Integrated Studies," in David Clemis and Karim Dharamsi (Eds.), Liberal Education: Analog Ideals in a Digital Age, Vernon Press, forthcoming in 2021. "Why the World Needs More Philosophers: Liberal Education and Public Intellectual," in James Zimmer and Karim Dharamsi (Eds.), Liberal Education and the Idea of the University: Arguments and Reflections on Theory and Practice, Vernon Press, December 2018. "Resetting the Relationship between Faculty, Administrators and Their Boards," University Affairs, Vol. 57, No. 10, December 2016, 26-31, https://www.universityaffairs.ca/features/feature-article/resetting-relationship-facultyadministrators-boards/ Short Stories/Flash Fiction: "Twilight," CAA (Toronto) flash fiction inaugural prize winner https://canadianauthors.org/toronto/caa-toronto-contest/ "The Elevator," Uproar Literary Blog, Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, https://lawrencehouse.ca/tag/k-l-shailer/ "Angels in the Snow," "Lady Bird, Lady Bird" -- CommuterLit, http://commuterlit.com/authors-by-last-name-n-z/authors-s-t/sa-sm/shailer-k-l/
Awards First prize (flash fiction: "Twilight"), Canadian Authors Association (Toronto) inaugural flash fiction and poetry contest, 2022.
Genres Academic, Educational, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Fiction, History, Nonfiction, Short Stories, Speculative, Young Adult
Available For Readings, Presentations, Book Club Meetings
Services Offered Book Reviews, Freelance Writing, Research, Storytelling