Kathie Giorgio Photo by Jose G. Vazquez
Photo by Jose G. Vazquez


Kathie Giorgio’s story, “Snap Dragon,” was chosen to be performed on stage at Stories on Stage in the Su Teatro Theatre in Denver!

“Homing,” published as Kathleen M. Thomas, Buffalo Spree, literary journal, Buffalo, NY, Volume 29, No. 3, Fall 1995

“Planet Ex,” published as Kathleen M. Thomas, Passager, literary journal, Baltimore, MD, Vol. 25, 1997

“The Tea Party,” published as Kathie Lokken, Generation to Generation, anthology, Papier Mache Press, Watsonville, CA, January 1998

“Fancy,” Bellowing Ark, literary journal, Shoreline, WA, Vol. 17, No. 2, March/April 2001


“Planet Ex,” Aim Quarterly, America’s Intercultural Magazine, literary journal, Maywood, IL, Vol. 28, No. 2, Summer 2001

“The Call,” Fiction International, literary journal, San Diego, CA, 2002

“The Swamp,” Quality Women’s Fiction, literary journal, Rugby, England, Issue 41, 2002

“Seconds,” Oyez Review, literary journal, Chicago, IL, Vol. 30, Winter 2002

“Budding,” Artisan, A Journal of Craft, literary journal, Wilmette, IL, 2003-One

“A Brief Battle,” Jabberwock Review, literary journal, Mississippi State, MS, Vol. 24.2, Summer 2003

“I’m Done,” Reed, A Journal of Poetry & Prose, literary journal, San Jose, CA, Vol. 57, 2004

“Talking To The Dead,” Quality Women’s Fiction, literary journal, Rugby, England, Issue 47, 2004

“Digit,” The Binnacle, literary journal, Machias, Maine, Fall/Winter 2003/2004, January 2004

“Fine Feathers Against My Cheek,” Bellowing Ark, literary journal, Shoreline, WA, Vol. 20, No. 1, January/February 2004

“Homing,” Karamu, literary journal, Charleston, IL, Vol. XIX, No. 1, Spring 2004

“What Counts,” Thema, literary journal, Metairie, LA, Summer 2004

“Between Them In Bed,” The Licking River Review, literary journal, Highland Heights, KY, Volume 35, Winter/Spring 2004/2005

“Peculiar Creatures,” Bellowing Ark, literary journal, Shoreline, WA, Vol. 21, No. 2, March/April 2005

“So Now You’re Dead,” SLAB, literary journal, Slippery Rock, PA, Issue 1, 2006

“Caution: Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear,” Broken Bridge Review, literary journal, Pomfret, CT, Vol. 1, 2006

“The Fat Girl Outside,” Dos Passos Review, literary journal, Farmville, VA, Volume 3, Number 2, Winter 2006

“The Language,” Thema, literary journal, Metairie, LA,  Summer 2006

“When Hope Is Terrible,” Eclipse, literary journal, Glendale, CA Vol. 17, Fall 2006

“Shiny Wet,” Bellowing Ark, literary journal, Shoreline, WA, Vol. 22, No. 5, September/October 2006

“Help Wanted,” The Hurricane Review, literary journal, Pensacola, FL, 2007

“A Receipt From Jesus,” Bayou, literary journal, New Orleans, LA, 2007

“Leg,” Arabesque Review, online and print literary journal, North Africa, 2007

“Ruby’s Feathers,” Bellowing Ark, literary journal, Shoreline, WA, Vol. 23, No. 3, May/June 2007

“Jesus Moves,” Perigee, literary ezine,, June 2007

“Stoma,” Ars Medica, A Journal of Medicine, The Arts, and Humanities, literary journal, Toronto, Canada, Vol. 4, No. 1, Fall 2007

“Delicious,” I Am This Meat, e-anthology, Susurrus Press,, October 2007

“She Lets You; What A Great Girl!”, Midway Journal, literary ezine,, April 2007

“Ticking,” The Pedestal, literary ezine,, April/June 2007

“Chain Of Events,” The Externalist, literary ezine,, Issue 7, April 2008

“The Fat Girl Goes Steady,” Kathie Giorgio as featured author, Women Writers, literary ezine,, January 2009

“Harvest,” Dots On A Map; A Collection of Small Town Stories, anthology, Main Street Rag Publishing Company, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 2009

“Tomato,” Harpur Palate, literary journal, Binghamton NY, Vol. 9, Issue 1, Summer 2009

“The Blue Room,” Pain & Memory; Reflections on the Strength of the Human Spirit in Suffering, anthology, Edition Bilbleotekos Inc., Brooklyn, NY  September 2009

“Marriage in Orange,” A La Carte; Short Stories That Stir The Foodie In All Of Us,  anthology, Main Street Rag Publishing Company, Charlotte, North Carolina, August 2010.

“The Big C,” Dark Comedy Hour, literary ezine,, May 2010

“Her Mother’s Remains,” Epiphany, literary ezine,, Issue 5, December 2010

“Doggie Style,” Fogged Clarity, literary ezine,, January 2011, under new title:  “Lap Dog.”

“Laurie, Please,” Epiphany, literary ezine,, Issue 6, February 2011.

“In Retrospect,” a poem, “Touching; Poems of Love, Longing, and Desire,” Fearless Books Fearless Poetry Series, Volume 2,, February 2011.

“The Home For Wayward Clocks,” a novel, published by Mint Hill Press, a division of Main Street Rag Publishing Company, Charlotte, North Carolina, February 1, 2011.

“Curves,” a poem, read by professional actors at the Normal In Schools Inside Out Annual Gala at the Turner Ballroom in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 26, 2011.

“A Social Utility,” Los Angeles Review, literary journal, Issue 9, Spring 2011.

“The Golden Daughter,” originally titled “Give Over, Give Up,” Gemini, a literary ezine,, April 2011

“The Fat Girl Inside,” Alimentum, The Literature of Food, literary journal, Nashville TN, Summer issue, #12, June 2011

“True Confession,” RiverRun, literary journal, Quincy University, Quincy IL, May 2011

“Matching,” Bluestem (previously Karamu), literary journal, Spring 2011, Volume XXII, No. 2.

“There But For Grace,” Evening Street Review, literary journal, Number 4, Spring 2011.

“From Gravity, We Are Free,” Lalitamba, literary journal, Number 4, New York, NY

“Tanning,” a poem, Wisconsin Poets 2012 Calendar, Wisconsin Foundation of Poets, WI

“Please Prudence,” 365 Days of Flash, an anthology by Pill Hill Press, Chadron, NE

“Getting Lucky,” Lowescroft Review, an online literary journal, Issue 8, December 2011.

“Getting Lucky,” Far-Flung and Foreign, Lowestoft Review Anthology 2012, print anthology, March, 2012.

“Enlarged Hearts,” a short story collection, published by Mint Hill Press, a division of Main Street Rag Publishing Company, Charlotte, North Carolina, April 3, 2012.

“Some Help Here?”, Third Wednesday, a literary journal, Spring 2012

“108 Worldly Desires,” CAB (Conversations Across Borders), an online literary journal, Summer 2012

“The Fat Girl Takes The Long Way,” St. Petersburg Review, a literary journal, Issue SPR4/5.

“Hope Arched Her Back,” Ampersand Review, a literary journal, online edition, Aug. 10, 2012.

“The Gift of the Magi During the Great Recession of 2011,” Main Street Rag, a literary journal, Fall 2012.

“Wonder Bread: 12 Ways,” poem, Wisconsin Poets 2013 Calendar, Wisconsin Foundations of Poets, WI

“Steps To Stages To Theater In The Round,” Keeping Track; Fiction of Lists, anthology The Main Street Rag Publishing Company, November 27, 2012.

“Attention,” Meat For Tea, a literary magazine, Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2013. issue.

“How To Survive As You Are,” NEBO, a literary journal, Volume 31, No. 2, Spring 2013.

“The Morning After Dying, Ellen Calls Me,” Verse Wisconsin, special Ellen Kort tribute issue, Issue 111, April 2013.

“Bumps In The Road,” Journey to Crone, an anthology by Chuffed Buff Books, March 31, 2013.

“Ashes, Ashes,” The Literary Yard, an online literary journal, June 15, 2013.

“Learning To Tell (A Life)Time” a novel, released by The Main Street Rag Publishing Company on September 17, 2013.

“Limbo’s Gates,” Magnolia: A Journal of Women’s Socially Engaged Literature, a literary magazine, Volume III, September 1, 2013.

“Sear,” ClockHouse Review, a literary magazine, Goddard College, Summer 2013.

“Red Message,” Edge  (Tahoe Writers Group), a literary magazine, Volume 7, Fall 2013.

“Maine Coast Evening,” Kigo: Seasonal Words (all haiku issue), Chuffed Buff Books, a UK press, April 2014.

“Petit Poissons,” Glassworks, a literary magazine, Summer 2014.

“Fish In The News; How Petit Poissons Came To Be,” an essay, appeared on the website of Glassworks, a literary  magazine, as  a “Looking Glass”  feature to accompany publication of short story, “Petit Poissons,” in magazine issue for Summer 2014.

“Half-Dressed,” Deep Water Literary Journal, Issue 2, August 2014.

“To Rest,” Ginosko Literary Review, September 2014.

“Feast,” “Wine, Cheese & Chocolate; A Literary Feast,” an anthology,  the Manzanita Writers Press, November 2014.

“When The Fullness Of The Time Was Come,” On The Rusk literary magazine, Issue 6, December 2014.

“Sleight Of,” Crossing Lines anthology, Main Street Rag Publishing Company, April 2015.

“Rise From The River,” a novel, released by the Main Street Rag Publishing Company, April 2015.

“Defiance Reflected,” Brain, Child literary magazine, April 2015.

“Phosphenes,” Main Street Rag literary magazine, Spring 2015.

“Red Inside,” Penumbra literary magazine, Spring 2015.

“Bright,”Loud Zoo literary magazine, Bedlam Publishing, September 2015 issue.

“Breathe,” Fiction International, a literary magazine, Issue #48, November 2015.

“I Won The Battle,” Cliterature literary magazine, December 2015.

“Out of Hibernation,” Headland Journal, Issue 5

“Community & Positive Black Holes,” guest blog, Headland Journal, 4/10/16

“Oddities And Endings: The Collected Stories of Kathie Giorgio,” a collection of Giorgio’s short stories published in literary magazines, released by the Main Street Rag Publishing Company, June 1, 2016.

“True Light Falls In Many Forms,” a poetry chapbook,  released by the Main Street Rag Publishing Company, June 1, 2016.

“Deep,” Minerva Rising, Issue #10, special theme issue on body image.

“Clean,” Prairie Schooner, Summer 2016 issue.

“Solitaire,” Chariton Review, Summer 2016 issue.

“One More Moment (Multiplied),” Polterguests anthology, the Main Street Rag Publishing Company, October 2016.

“Drifting”, To Unsnare Time’s Warp anthology, the Main Street Rag Publishing Company, October 2016.

“It’s About Time”, guest-edited by Kathie Giorgio, anthology, the Main Street Rag Publishing Company, October 2016.

“Clocks In Prison”, essay published in Extra Innings, October 2016.

“Sitting”, Edify Publications, Volume 1, Issue 1, April 2017.

“Triumph”, Main Street Rag Literary Magazine, Spring 2017.

“In Grace’s Time”, a novel, released by Black Rose Writing on September 7, 2017.

“Snap Dragon”, a story, was presented in a dramatic reading on stage as part of Stories on Stage at Su Teatro in Denver, Colorado, on September 17th, 2017, at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m.

“Recipe”, a short story, Fixtional, a subscription-only online magazine, Summer 2017.

“Noodling”, a short story, Bars & Burgers anthology, the Main Street Rag Publishing Company, Fall 2017.

“Menu”, a poem, Bars & Burgers anthology, the Main Street Rag Publishing Company, Fall 2017.

“On Bugs And Golf Balls And Reality”, an essay,  debut issue of Months To Years, a digital anthology, October 2017.

“April Fool In Florida”, a poem,  2018 Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar.

“Rapture”, a poem,  Edify Fiction, special themed issue on love, Volume 2, Issue 2, February 2018.

“Quiet”, a short story,  moonShine Review, Spring/Summer 2018 issue (vol. 14, issue 1).

“Crave”, a poem,  Dying Dahlia Review, May 2018 issue.

“Today’s Moment Of Happiness Despite The News; A Year Of Spontaneous Essays by Kathie Giorgio”, a book of blog-created essays, released by Black Rose Writing on September 27, 2018.

“Woman Of An Age”, a poem, Gyroscope Review, Issue 18-4, Fall 2018,  The Crone theme issue.

“What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger”, a poem, a Earth’s Daughters literary magazine, Issue #92 on the theme of She Persisted, December 2018.

“Laughing Last”, a short story, descant literary magazine, 2018 issue.

“When You Finally Said No”, a poetry chapbook, released by Finishing Line Press in March 2019.

“Sex After Breast Cancer”, a poem, featured for National Women’s Month on Al-Khemia Poetica, March 2019.

“Comma”, a poem, the Light Journal, Issue 11, on the theme of Focus. Audio recording of Giorgio reading her poem included.

“If You Tame Me”, a novel, released on September 26, 2019, by Black Rose Writing press.

“Yellow”, “In The Therapist’s Office”, “Grief Makes A Meal”, and “In The Prison Art Gallery & Gift Shop”, poems, Awakenings Review, October 2019 issue.

“Daughter Washing Car”, “Afterglow” and “On The Side Of The Road”, poems, Voices Of Eve literary journal, fall 2019.

“Crickets”, a poem, Poetic Diversity, November 2019. Nominated for Pushcart Prize.

“Beat Writer’s Block”, an article, Milwaukee Magazine, The Women’s Issue, November, 2019.

“The Drive From Sedona To The Grand Canyon”, a poem,  2020 Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets calendar.

“What She Did”, a short story, Al-Khemia Poetica, for National Women’s Month, March 2020.

“Social Distance”, a poem, featured in The Voices Project, April 16, 2020, as a response to the current COVID-19 crisis.

“Harvest Moon”, a poem, included in the Poetry Leaves exhibition in Waterford, Michigan. Also be included in the Poetry Leaves anthology, Summer 2020.

“Faith” and “Rental”, two poems, Poetic Diversity, Spring 2020.

“The Dead Woman’s New Clothes”, short story, Spank The Carp literary magazine, August 2020.

“If Audubon Studied Fathers”, short story, The Red Wheelbarrow Literary Review, Summer 2020.

“No Matter Which Way You Look, There Is More To See”,  full-length collection of poetry, Finishing Line Press, September 2020.

“Someday”, a short story,  Sangam literary journal, Volume 1, Issue 1, Fall 2020.

“Signs”, a poem which also appears in the chapbook, When You Finally Said No, Show Me Your Papers! anthology,  The Main Street Rag Publishing Company, November 2020.

“The Charm”, short story, Into The Void literary magazine, November 2020.

“How You Are Remembered”, a short story, Wising Up Press’  anthology on the theme of Goodness, November 2020.

“This Is How It Happens”, a short story,  Minerva Rising’ anthology , on the theme of Relationships and Desire, December 2020

“Afterglow”, a poem, the Wisconsin Fellowship Of Poets 2021 calendar, December 2020.

“Blanket”, a short story, The Main Street Rag literary magazine, Spring 2021.

“To The Woman Who Died On The Train Tracks”, a poem,  Al-Khemia Poetica for National Women’s History Month, March 2021.

“Depends On The Day”, a poem, Dash literary journal, May 2021.

“Of Kittens & Mothers-in-Law”, an essay, Months To Years, Summer Issue 2021.

“Even The Air”, a short story, Corona Chronicles anthology, published by Cutthroat Literary Press, Summer 2021.

“Let Us Go Then, You And I”, a short story, Spring 2021 issue, #44, of Hamilton Stone Review.

“Recipe”, a short story, Evening Street Review. Winter 2021.

“The Story Of The Literary Lion”, an essay, The Literary Parrot anthology, Series 2.

“Light”, a poem, won runner-up in Rosebud magazine’s poetry contest. The poem will appear in a future issue.

“She Listens”, a poem, Ravens Perch Literary Magazine, November 18 2021.

“Playground in Winter”, a poem, Ravens Perch Literary Magazine, November 18 2021.

“River’s Edge”, a poem, Ravens Perch Literary Magazine, November 18 2021.

“Again”, a poem, Wisconsin Writers Association Anthology of Jade Ring Winners, 2021.

“On The Night My Mother Died”, a poem,  Emrys Journal print edition, Volume 38, 2021.

“All Told”, a novel, Austin Macauley Publishers, released January 4, 2022.

“Olivia Defines Autism”, a poem, 2022 Wisconsin Fellowship Of Poets yearly calendar.

“Poof”, a short story, Bryant Literary Review, Volume 23.

“Found”, a short story, Oyster River Pages, August issue.

“Olivia In Five, Seven, Five; Autism In Haiku”, a poetry chapbook, Finishing Line Press, released in September of 2022.

“The House On Pine Street”, a poem, Persimmon Tree, Winter 2023 issue.


“Hope Always Rises”, a novel, will be published by Black Rose Writing, due to be released on February 28, 2023.

“The Passing Of Time And Little-Known Facts”, a prose poem, will be published in a 2023 issue of Rosebud literary magazine.

“First”, a short story, will appear in Thema magazine’s Fall 2023 issue on the theme of “So That’s Why!”



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