Katie Winkler’s work has appeared in numerous online and print publications, most recently featured in the anthology Unbroken Circle: Stories of Cultural Diversity in the South, published by Bottom Dog Press. Other credits include Saturday Evening Post, Sci Phi Journal, Mirror Dance, Phoenix Photo & Fiction, Mulberry Fork Review, Punchnel’s, Fabula Argentea, A&U Magazine, and Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, among others. In addition, she maintains a successful blog called Hey,Mrs. Winkler: Musings and Mutterings about Higher Education in the South and edits Teach. Write. a literary magazine for writing instructors.
As a playwright, Katie has produced numerous short plays and two full-length works, including a musical called A Carolina Story, the story of Job set in depression era North Carolina (but this Job is a woman), and a literary adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, which was produced in October of 2016.
She is an active member of the Dramatists Guild of America and the North Carolina Writers Network (NCWN), serving as a Henderson County representative for NCWN-West. When she is not spending time with her husband and daughter, writing or reading, she teaches English composition and British literature at Blue Ridge Community College in Flat Rock, North Carolina.