Carolyn Kott Washburne

Senior Lecturer
 (414) 229-3504
 Curtin Hall 574


MSW, Community Organization, University of Pennsylvania, 1971
BA, English Literature, Wellesley College, 1965

Teaching Interests:

Creative Nonfiction
Editing and Publishing
Internship in English

Other Relevant Activities:

Owner, Washburne Literary Services
Board Member, Council for Wisconsin Writers

Book editor (recent titles)
Julia Pandl, Memoir of the Sunday Brunch (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2013); Priscilla Pardini, Women Making a Difference: American Association of University Women in Milwaukee, 1894-2012; Lisa Paul, Swimming in the Daylight: An American Student, a Soviet-Jewish Dissident, and the Gift of Hope (Skyhorse Publishing, February 2011); Barbara Manger and Janine Smith, Mary Nohl: Inside & Out: Biography of the Artist (Greater Milwaukee Foundation, 2009)

Book proposal consultant (recent titles)
Rescuing Regina: The Battle to Save a Friend from Deportation and Death (Chicago Review Press, July 2011); John W. Schilling, Undercover: How I Went from Company Man to FBI Spy–and Exposed the Worst Healthcare Fraud in U.S. History (Amacom, 2008); Kimberly Stezala, Scholarships 101: The Real-World Guide to Getting Cash for College (Amacom, 2008); Lee Raffel, I Hate Conflict! Seven Steps to Resolving Differences with Anyone in Your Life (McGraw-Hill, 2008)

Recent Publications:

Book chapter
“Bulgarian Tooth Wizard,” Forever Travels: A Collection of Short Stories for Travel Lovers, Shelagh Watkins, ed. (Mandinam Press, 2010)

Magazine articles
“Forty under 40: Nicole Wells,” Business Journal, March 2013; “CFO of the Year: Nonprofit: Patti Dew,” Business Journal, October 2012; “Gold Star at the Red Cross,” Wellesley, March 2012; “The New Healers,” Milwaukee Magazine, “Is a Model Home Right for You?” Milwaukee Home & Fine Living, August 2010; “To Collect or Not to Collect?” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 13, 2010