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Kathleen Ford was born in New Jersey and educated in Catholic schools before attending Columbia University. Jeffrey County, a novel set in rural Virginia, was published by St. Martin’s Press but Kathleen’s first love is for short stories. She’s published over 35 stories in commercial magazines such as Redbook and Ladies Home Journal, and in quarterlies such as Southern Review, North American Review, Antioch Review and Sewanee Review. A story entitled “Man on the Run,” which was first published in The New England Review, was reprinted in THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2012. Two of her stories have won PEN Syndicated Fiction prizes and in 2011 she was awarded a Christopher Isherwood Fellowship.

Kathleen lives in Charlottesville, Virginia w
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WAR AND WATER LILIES

Picture When people ask what I write about I used to say “lots of things.” But the truth is, after awhile, if you’re lucky, you don’t write about so many things.  I don’t know how it happens but your material finds you. Certain characters, setting, and time periods never bore you. You keep thinking about what might happen to those people, in that place, at that time.
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