Kitty Fitzgerald
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CCWOC is pleased to welcome its Fall 2015 Writer-in-Residence, KITTY FITZGERALD!

KITTY FITZGERALD is the author of five novels, including Pigtopia, which took 2nd place in the Barnes & Novel Discover Awards. Her first short story collection, Miranda’s Shadow, was published in 2013. Identity - a re-working of her first novel, Marge - was published by Room to Write in 2014. She has written radio drama for the BBC, several theatre plays, film, journalism, poetry and edited several collections of short fiction. Born in Ireland, she now lives on the North East coast of England.

For help with your creative writing, please contact Kitty at or at 204-480-1067 to arrange a FREE meeting with her.  She will be here from September until the beginning of December 2015.

Past Writers/Storytellers-in-Residence:

Dovie Thomason - Winter 2015

Liz Duffy Adams - Fall 2014

Louise Wallwein - Winter 2014

Christine Fellows and John K. Samson - Fall 2013

Clare Murphy - Winter 2013

Sally Ito - Fall 2012

Mary Louise Chown and Kay Stone - Winter 2012

Patrick Ryan - Fall 2011

Méira CookWinter 2011

Ignatius Mabasa - Fall 2010

Roberta Kennedy - Winter  2010

Jan Andrews - Fall 2009

Armin Wiebe - Fall 2008

Rody Gorman  - Fall 2008

Gregory Scofield - Fall 2007

Kitty reads from her collection of short
stories, Miranda's Shadow

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U of M PhD Student Melanie Unrau reads
from her book, Happiness Threads

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Faculty, students, and staff help Dean of
Arts, Dr. Jeffrey Taylor, welcome Kitty
to the university

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Kitty discusses her work with attendees