Katherine Forbes Riley

Goodreads Author


Website

Twitter

Member Since
February 2018


Katherine Forbes Riley is an award-winning writer and computational linguist. Her writing appears in many literary magazines, most recently the Wigleaf 2018 top 50 list, and in many scientific venues as well. She received her BA from Dartmouth and her doctorate from U. Pennsylvania. She finished The Bobcat while a fellow traveler at the American Academy in Rome. She lives in Vermont with her husband, artist Enrico Riley, and their two children, and can be found online at katherineforbesriley.com

Average rating: 4.21 · 92 ratings · 63 reviews · 1 distinct work
The Bobcat

4.21 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 2019 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Writers are a Lot Like Athletes

1) Every day other people are counting on you to do the hard work and make it good.

2) There’s no faking the hot hand.

3) You work through back aches, tendonitis, neck aches.

4) You use heating pads, menthol rubs, hot baths.

5) Your brain can be trained to improve certain functions like working memory and math skills -- or character arcs and plot tension. Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on February 28, 2019 07:20

Upcoming Events

THE BOBCAT in Boston!
Author appearance, July 31, 2019 07:00AM
Belmont Books, 79 Leonard St., Boston, MA, US

Http://www.belmontbooks.com
Come and meet THE BOBCAT in Boston!

THE BOBCAT in NYC!
Author appearance, August 08, 2019 07:00AM
Shakespeare and Co., 2020 Broadway, New York , NY, US

Http://www.shakeandco.com
Come and meet THE BOBCAT in NYC!


Katherine’s Recent Updates

Katherine Riley finished reading
The River by Peter Heller
Rate this book
Clear rating
Katherine Riley liked that Becky Dodson wants to read 125 books in the 2019 Reading Challenge
8863
She has read 51 books toward her goal of 125 books.
 
Create your own 2019 Reading Challenge »
Katherine Riley liked that Alison Hammer wants to read 52 books in the 2019 Reading Challenge
8863
She has read 35 books toward her goal of 52 books.
 
Create your own 2019 Reading Challenge »
Katherine Riley liked that Denise Johnson wants to read 100 books in the 2019 Reading Challenge
8863
Denise Johnson has read 29 books toward their goal of 100 books.
 
Create your own 2019 Reading Challenge »
Katherine Riley wants to read 75 books in the 2019 Reading Challenge
8863
Katherine Riley has read 51 books toward their goal of 75 books.
 
Create your own 2019 Reading Challenge »
Katherine Riley rated a book it was amazing
Milkman by Anna Burns
Rate this book
Clear rating
This book amazing and disturbing and universal.
Katherine Riley rated a book really liked it
The River by Peter Heller
Rate this book
Clear rating
I thought the nature writing was outstanding, but the minor characters did not stand out beyond their stereotypes.
Katherine Riley rated a book it was amazing
There There by Tommy Orange
There There
by Tommy Orange (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
This book burns. The multiplicity of true characters and voices is insane.
Katherine Riley rated a book really liked it
The River by Peter Heller
Rate this book
Clear rating
I thought the nature writing was outstanding, but the minor characters did not stand out beyond their stereotypes.
Katherine Riley rated a book really liked it
The River by Peter Heller
Rate this book
Clear rating
I thought the nature writing was outstanding, but the minor characters did not stand out beyond their stereotypes.
More of Katherine's books…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
WACKY READING CHA...: POI SPELL CHALLENGE #2 85 38 Feb 02, 2019 01:14PM  
WACKY READING CHA...: SPRING SEASONAL CHALLENGE, 2019 69 69 Jun 04, 2019 09:57AM  
Crazy Challenge C...: 19x19 Challenge 129 94 Jun 07, 2019 01:53PM  
Crazy Challenge C...: 2019 Countdown 161 139 Jun 11, 2019 08:38PM  
Crazy Challenge C...: Looking Back on 2018 252 94 Jun 17, 2019 02:22PM  
Crazy Challenge C...: A Capital Idea 163 108 Jun 18, 2019 10:50AM  
The Lost Challenges: A-Z Genres 2019 41 49 Jun 26, 2019 12:16PM  
The Lost Challenges: A-Z Grocery Store Spell Out 74 54 Jun 27, 2019 09:28AM  
Stress Free Readi...: Banshee's Spelling Bee 12 14 Jun 27, 2019 11:42AM  



No comments have been added yet.