Author of APPOINTMENT WITH A SMILE, 2012 – Blue Feather Books – 2013 Lambda Literary Award Finalist; TIMBER CITY MASKS, CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN VEILS, SUGAR WITH SPICE – short story collection, WET VIOLETS, volume 2 - poetry collection contributor, and ROSES RED, volume 3 – poetry collection contributor.
Appointment with a Smile is available through Blue Feather Books Limited. Please visit the site at http://www.bluefeatherbooks.com. Or through Bella Books Distribution for books or as an e-book. It is also available from Amazon. Wet Violets: Sappho’s Corner Poetry Series, Volume 2, and Roses Read, Volume 3, are published by UltraVioletLovePublishing and are available through UltraVioletLovePublishing or Amazon.
Kieran York worked as a reporter and reviewer for both newspapers and magazines and was a magazine publisher for three years. She has written mainstream works including poetry and general fiction and is the author of two Royce Madison mysteries, Timber City Masks and Crystal Mountain Veils. She also wrote a collection of lesbian short stories entitled Sugar With Spice.
During the seventies, she wrote and performed songs with a woman’s band.
Kieran has been a guest lecturer and panel member at various events, including Rocky Mountain Book Exhibition, Colorado Woman Musicians Series, and Sisters in Crime Mystery Writers programs. She has written for “Journal of Mystery Readers International.” In addition, she has given numerous campus and coffeehouse poetry readings and taught poetry and creative writing workshops.
She graduated from a Kansas university and attended Mexico’s University of the Americas her junior year. She has done graduate work at the University of Colorado.
Kieran lives in the Rocky Mountain foothills with her schnauzer, Clover. She enjoys gardening, music, literature, art, and theatre. She considers her valuables to include Clover and other family and friends, her library, her antique typewriter collection, her guitar, and her garden.