Kathy Steffen’s novels have won numerous awards, including the CRW Award of Excellence, the HOLT Medallion Award, and the Beacon Award for Best Historical Fiction. Her books have been finalists in the IPA Benjamin Franklin Awards and at the London Book Festival. Steffen’s titles, First There is a River, Jasper Mountain, and Theater of Illusion are published by Medallion Press. Her first published short story appeared in Quality Women’s Fiction.
Kathy pens a monthly column on writing, Between the Lines, for Southwest Wisconsin’s Voice of the River Valley. She’s taught writing at AllWriters’ Workshops and the University of Wisconsin’s Writer’s Institute, Write by the Lake, and at Rhinelander School of the Arts. Kathy is a member of the Author’s Guild, Mystery Writers of America, Romance Writers of America, and Novelists Inc.