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Katherine Virginia Forrest, Canadian, American writer. Recipient Bill Whitehead Lifetime Achievement award, Public Triangle Awards, 2008. Member of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association International.

Background

Forrest, Katherine Virginia was born on April 20, 1939 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Daughter of Leland Wilson and Mary Elizabeth (Gilhuly) McKinlay.

Education

Student, Wayne State University. Student, University of California at Los Angeles.

Career

With General Motors Corporation, Detroit, 1957-1962, Technicolor, Inc., Los Angeles, 1962-1972. Administrator, manager Reynolds Metals Company, 1972-1978. Senior editor The Naiad Press, Tallahassee, 1983-1995.

President board trustees Lamda Literary Foundation. Supervising editor Spinsters Ink.

Works

Membership

Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association International F C.

Connections

father:
Leland Wilson McKinlay

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Gilhuly) McKinlay