Kathleen Melin, Author and Educator

About Kathleen

Kathleen Melin, is the author of By Heart:  A Mother’s Story of Children and Learning at Home, a memoir of progressive education published by Clover Valley Press (October 2008).  Her creative work has appeared in Dust and Fire, Feminist Parenting, and A Woman’s Place.  She has also written for national publications including Cosmo DooGoods Urban Almanac, and was a contributor to the Twin Cities Family Fun Guide.   She holds an MFA from the University of Minnesota and has taught at the University of Wisconsin, University of Minnesota, at Summit School for the Arts, and at seminars and conferences around the country.  Her career includes work as a magazine editor, as an assistant editor for a weekly newspaper, as a freelance writer for national and regional publications, as a grant writer, and in public relations.  She lives the good life on her farm in northwestern Wisconsin, where she cultivates creativity.

Longer bio and complete CV available on request.