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Editor , educator , writer

Catherine Elizabeth McKinley, American writer, editor, educator. Recipient Andre Lorde Emerging Writer award Andre Lorde Estate, 1995; MacDowell Colony for Arts resident, 1996; New York Foundation for Arts fiction grantee, 1996.

Background

McKinley, Catherine Elizabeth was born on April 25, 1967 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Donald Sellers and Elizabeth (Wilson) McKinley.

Education

Student, University West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, 1987-1988;Bachelor, Sarah Lawrence College, 1989;postgraduate Africana Studies, Cornell Univercity, 1989-1991.

Career

Editorial assistant The Feminist Press of City University of New York, New York City, 1991-1992. Associate Marie Brown Associates, Literary Services, 1992-1994. Editor private practice, 1994-1996.

Writing instructor Eugene Lang College New School for Social Research, 1995—2003. Coordinator Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association writers fund coordinator, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association open book committee Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American, 1996-1997. Associate director public certified program City College of New York, 1997—2007.

Guest faculty Sarah Lawrence College, New York, since 2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Afrekete: An Anthology of Black Lesbian Writing, 1995

    • chapter to books.

Connections

father:
Donald Sellers McKinley

mother:
Elizabeth (Wilson) McKinley