Katherine Towler is author of The Penny Poet of Portsmouth: A Memoir of Place, Solitude, and Friendship and the novels Snow Island, Evening Ferry,and Island Light. This literary trilogy is set on a fictional New England island and takes place between the early 1940s and early 1990s, chronicling the lives of two generations in two island families and the impact of war on the island community. Katherine is also co-editor with Ilya Kaminsky of A God in the House: Poets Talk About Faith, a collection of conversations with poets. All three of her novels were Indiebound selected titles. Snow Island was also chosen as a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers title. Katherine grew up in New York City and attended the University of Michigan, Johns Hopkins, and the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College. She teaches in the MFA Program in Writing at Southern New Hampshire University. She is happy to hear from book groups and to arrange Skype visits.
Katherine Towler is the author of books: Snow Island (Snow Island, #1), The Penny Poet of Portsmouth: A Memoir of Place, Solitude, and Friendship, A God in the House: Poets Talk About Faith, Evening Ferry (Snow Island, #2), Island Light (Snow Island, #3), Choice: True Stories of Birth, Contraception, Infertility, Adoption, Single Parenthood, and Abortion