Prose

Wildflowers in Paradise area on Mount Rainier

Written as Kathleen Glassburn:

“Denial”Adelaide Magazine, 2017
“Belonging”Goldman Review, November 2016
“Keeping Quiet”Limestone, December 2015
“Scraggly Nails”Cactus Heart, Spring 2014
“Job Search”Rio Grande Review, Spring 2014
“Second Thoughts”Imitation Fruit, September 2014
“The Oldest Resort”Blue Lake Review, July 2014
“Roman-Irish Baths”Amarillo Bay, February 2014
“Skulls”Wild Violet, October 2012
“Two Against One”Epiphany, June 2012
“Turnaround”Writer’s Workshop Review, March 2012
“Duplicate”Marco Polo, September 2011
“Souvenirs”TalonMag, August 2010
“The Radio”Lullwater Review, April 2010
“Kauai”Cadillac Cicatrix, Spring 2009

 

Written as Kay Harris:

“Whys”RiverSedge, Fall 2011
“Testament”Cairn, 2007
“Biding Time”SLAB, 2007
“Driving The Loop”Crucible, Fall 2006
“Medio Street”Storyglossia, June 2003 
“Sticking Together”Storyglossia, March 2003 

 

 Excerpts 

Making It Work (Published 2017):
The pink stucco building, circa WW II, had a couple of straggly palm trees in front, symmetrically planted on either side of an archway that led to a raggedy-lawned patio. A white board with sloppy, black handwriting advertised that the Van Dorn Apartments had a furnished efficiency for rent. It looked like this might be something Jim and Sheila Gallagher could afford… [Read More]

Pensée (novel, in progress):
My name is Pansy. That’s it. Nothing in the middle. Plain Pansy Swenson. Where Ma got this name, I do not know. “Hey Pansy, what color are your stinkin’ panties?” the boys at school holler. Pansy in French–Pensée–means “thought.” I have lots of thoughts. I think and I dream and someday I’m going to run away to Paris… [Read More]