Writing to Give Back
Katherine Mercurio Gotthardt, M.Ed., seeks to support community initiatives and non-profits while promoting writing as an art. From her D.C. metro home, she pens award-winning poems, articles, flash fiction and books published independently and traditionally. Read more about this prolific author and her work.
Support Community Giving
An avid volunteer and believer in giving back, Katherine Gotthardt uses all proceeds from her book sales and creative workshops to support nonprofits and community giving initiatives. Sponsors and partners are also encouraged to participate. There are many ways to sponsor and/or partner. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We All Might Be Witches - MacKenzie Publishing has released Katherine's 12th book, an illustrated collection of micropoetry. Proceeds support individuals with autism and cognitive, emotional or intellectual disabilities.
Honorable Mention - "Firefly" was shortlisted in the 2023 international poetry competition sponsored by Valiant Scribe.
BigCityLit - "Defenestration" has been published in the winter 2023 issue.
Miracle Monocle - "Mistake" has been accepted for a forthcoming issue of this journal published by University of Louisville.
Frogpond - "Hike of a Lifetime" will be published in Haiku Society of America's 2023 anthology.
Projects and Events
October 29 - Workshop: Get inspired, draft poetry that can be worked into something you want to submit, and get two no-cost books, all for a great cause. Register now for "Access the Magic Inside: Crafting Accessible Poetry for Publishing."
January 6, 2024 - Join Katherine at McCall Studio Gallery in historic Manassas for a reading and book signing starting at 5:30 p.m.