About the Author




Kathleen Founds has worked at a nursing home, a phone bank, a South Texas middle school, and a Midwestern technical college specializing in truck-driving certificates. She got her undergraduate degree at Stanford and her MFA at Syracuse. She teaches Fiction Writing at Cabrillo College and Philosophy of Nonviolence at Cal State Monterey Bay. Her work has been published in The Sun, Good Housekeeping, The New Yorker Online, and Salon. Her novel-in-stories, When Mystical Creatures Attack! won the 2014 University of Iowa Press John Simmons Short Fiction Award and was named a New York Times Notable Book.

Her e-mail address is: kathleenfounds@gmail.com

Let's Play . . .

Two Truths and a Lie!


1. I have a second grader and a kindergartner and a mangy cat with a skin disorder.


2. My husband is a high school computer teacher.


3. In a past life, I was a raccoon.

Where the magic happens.

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