Media coverage Category

Conference 2021: Kate on the RMFW podcast

As co-chair of the 2021 Colorado Gold Writers Conference, taking place in Denver Oct. 15-17, Kate was interviewed along with co-chair Mira Landry about this exciting, hybrid conference. The audio version is embedded below, and is available at this link or if you search for RMFW wherever you get your podcasts. And because this is […]

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Kate interviewed by BookLife

As my established readers might know, my debut novel Transference was a finalist for the 2017 BookLife Prize, BookLife being the indie arm of Publisher’s Weekly. While I did not wind up winning, I had a great experience and was happy to talk when BookLife reached back out to me for an update ahead of their 2018 […]

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RMFW talks #ResistanceReads

I talked with the always-interesting Mark Stevens about the Colorado #ResistanceReads project on the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers podcast. He brought up some really great points about the challenges and opportunities of integrating our current events into fictional stories.

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#ResistanceReads on KGNU

Boulder’s KGNU community radio has a regular Resistance Radio program on Monday mornings, and this last Monday, 11/26, they broadcast and interview about our Colorado #ResistanceReads! Listen below to me and O.E. Tearmann talk about reading as a political act and our fundraiser for local charities. Thanks to KNGU news director, Maeve Conran for having […]

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Kate talks #ResistanceReads with Westword

Teague Bohlen over at Denver’s Westword interviewed me last week about our Colorado #ResistanceReads project. Here’s a sample: Westword: So whose brainchild is Colorado #ResistanceReads?  Where did the idea come from, and what in America today prompted its need now? Jonuska: The idea was mine and sprouted from something I think about often, and that’s the power […]

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Kate in The Gazette: Indie Author Day, 10/13

Check it out, I’m in The Gazette! Again, I mean, because I worked for The G for years, but I’m thrilled they were able to preview my upcoming visit to Colorado Springs this weekend. An excerpt: Self-publishing was not the path (Jonuska) imagined as a young writer, but it turned out to make the most sense, […]

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Kate on stage at Truth Be Told

Writing and storytelling are not necessarily the same skill. As a long-time writer who fell in love with The Moth and other storytelling podcasts and events, I thought the transition between the two would be easy. Then I went to my first in-person story event about 3-4 years ago, got up on stage for the […]

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Kate writes about Narrative Generosity on the Town Crier

I was asked to take part in a project about “narrative generosity” over at The Town Crier, the online edition of The Puritan literary magazine. Honestly, I was thrilled because the topic gave me the opportunity to discuss a subject that’s been rolling around in my head for quite some time: immersion as empathy. Here’s […]

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