KATHIE GIORGIO is the critically acclaimed author of five novels, The Home For Wayward Clocks (2011), Learning To Tell (A Life)Time (2013), Rise From The River (2015), In Grace’s Time (2017),  and If You Tame Me (2019), two story collections, Enlarged Hearts (2012) and Oddities & Endings; The Collected Stories Of Kathie Giorgio (2016), a collection of essays, Today’s Moment Of Happiness Despite The News; A Year Of Spontaneous Essays (2018), and two poetry chapbooks, True Light Falls In Many Forms (2016) and When You Finally Said No (2019). A full-length poetry book, No Matter Which Way You Look, There Is More To See, has just been accepted by Finishing Line Press and will be released on September 4, 2020. Giorgio’s short stories and poems have appeared in countless literary magazines and anthologies. Her short story, Snapdragon, was performed on stage for the Stories On Stage series at Su Teatro theatre in Boulder, Colorado. Her poem, Harvest Moon, will appear in the Poetry Leaves exhibit in 2020 in Waterford, Michigan. She’s been nominated in both fiction and poetry for the Pushcart Prize, the Write Well Award, the Million Writer Award, and for both fiction and poetry for the Best of the Net Anthology. Her novel The Home For Wayward Clocks won the 2011 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Wisconsin Library Association. Her novel In Grace’s Time was runner-up in fiction in the 2017 Maxy Award and the second place winner of the 2017 Silver Pen Award For Literary Excellence.  Her novel If You Tame Me just won second place in the Women’s Fiction category of the Pencraft Awards For Literary Excellence. Giorgio is the director/founder of AllWriters’ Workplace & Workshop. She lives in Waukesha, Wisconsin, with her husband, mystery writer Michael Giorgio, her 19-year old daughter Olivia, who is writing her first novel, a neurotic dog named after Ursula LeGuin, a fat cat named Edgar Allen Paw, and a tiny cat named Muse.