Katherine (Kas) Sartori writes on a variety of topics including travel, creativity, and writing to publish. She is currently working on another novel called LILY and EVE as well as a collection of short stories. One is published in A Cup of Comfort Book for Single Mothers, April 2008. Her novel, The Chosen Shell, is now available through amazon.com and createspace, and is considered women’s fiction. Additionally, her articles have appeared in Planet Vermont Quarterly, Family Motor Coaching Magazine, and The Writers News.
Katherine travels extensively. She has trekked through South America, China, France, Germany, Sweden, Greece, Australia, New Zealand, the British Isles, Thailand, Eastern Europe and Russia, among other destinations.
Katherine has an extensive writing background. During her years working in the aerospace and electrical industries, she wrote numerous trade articles, corporate reports, and technical documentation. In addition, she created a unique curriculum and taught Business Writing for several years at California State University in Fullerton, California.
Deeply committed to opening young minds to the richness of creativity, Katherine has taught writing to children, teens and adults. She is a member/founder of several critique groups in California and has studied writing with published novelists and at UCLA and UCI.
Katherine is a member and past Vice President of Programs for the Mission Viejo-Saddleback Valley branch of the American Association of University Women. As Chairman of Scholarships for the AAUW, a position she held for several years, Katherine led fundraising efforts for local college women.
After graduating Magna Cum Laud from California State University, Los Angeles, with a Bachelor of Arts in English, Katherine earned her Master of Arts in Communication at Fairfield University in Connecticut.