A Vision of Empathy – read Kathryn's essay on watching Angels in America and raising a book-loving daughter.
Kathryn interviewed Adam Johnson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, at the Commonwealth Club of California. Watch the video or podcast the audio to hear spellbinding Adam.
The Year She Left Us makes Paperback Row! Sunday New York Times Book Review, May 24, 2015
See what Cara McCarty, curatorial director for Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, had to say about the book to the Sunday New York Times.
Come to the Mokule'ia Writers Retreat on the North Shore of Oahu, May 3-8, 2015. Daily workshops in fiction (led by Kathryn), memoir, and more.
In good company: Kathryn's novel is named a Best Book of the Year by the San Francisco Chronicle.
The Year She Left Us was included in NPR's Guide to 2014's Great Reads. See the full list here.
On "absorbedness" in writing and at work: Kathryn's latest essay appears in the September issue of More magazine.
Music to dream by: listen to Kathryn's "Book Report" on Philip Roth in American Pastoral. Produced by The Litography Project and Crosscurrents radio. The full feature is here.
The New York Times names The Year She Left Us an Editor's Choice.
Time Out Beijing interviews Kathryn with an international perspective.
Kathryn talks about her family background, and becoming a writer, to PRI's The World, hosted by Marco Werman. Listen to this short radio feature here.
"Rich with possibility": Georgia Rowe of the San Jose Mercury News profiles Kathryn and her "remarkably assured debut novel" for the Sunday paper. Read the feature piece online.
In a wide-ranging interview, Kathryn speaks with Michael Krasny of KQED Forum radio. Listen to their conversation here.
Vogue has named The Year She Left Us "one of the more exciting publishing debuts so far this spring....[Kathryn Ma] has a gift for wry, unflinching truth...." Read the behind-the-book interview.
From lawyer to writer: a featured interview in the San Francisco Chronicle.
Hear Kathryn's interview with Sedge Thomson on West Coast Live radio. (This is just Kathryn's portion of the May 10 program, but if you like bluegrass music, the show also featured a great group called Steep Ravine. Check them out!)