Kott Washburne, Carolyn
ckw@uwm.eduCurtin Hall 868

Kott Washburne, Carolyn

Academic Staff Emerita


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 for (recent titles): Deborah Clements Banks, In the Arena: The Story of Community Action in Wisconsin (Wisconsin Community Action Program Association [WISCAP] 2015); Imios Archangelis (Miomir Arandelovic), translation and commentatry, Dào Dé Jīng by Lǎo Zi: The Ancient Immortal’s Theory of Everything (Tao Science Institute); John C. Eastberg and Eric Vogel, Layton’s Legacy: An Historic American Art Collection, 1888-2013 (University of Wisconsin Press); Joseph J. Zilber with Kurt Chandler, How I Built an Empire and Gave It Away (Marquette University Press, 2013); Julia Pandl, Memoir of the Sunday Brunch (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2013); Lisa Paul, Swimming in the Daylight: An American Student, a Soviet-Jewish Dissident, and the Gift of Hope (Skyhorse Publishing, 2011)

Book proposal consultant for (recent titles): Rescuing Regina: The Battle to Save a Friend from Deportation and Death (Chicago Review Press, July 2011); Jill J. Morin: Better Make It Real: Creating Authenticity in an Increasingly Fake World (Praeger, 2010)

Recent Publications:

Book Chapter: “A Sister’s Lasting Imprint,” in Where the Tree Falls, the Forest Rises: Stories of Death and Renewal, Charlene Elderkin, ed. (CreateSpace, 2013); “Bulgarian Tooth Wizard,” in Forever Travels: A Collection of Short Stories for Travel Lovers, Shelagh Watkins, ed. (Mandinam Press, 2010).

Magazine Articles: “A Lifetime on Wheels,” Wellesley, summer 2015; “Build a Little Birdhouse in Your Soul,” Milwaukee Magazine, May 2015; “Women of Influence”: Margaret Harris, Business Journal, June 2015; “Forty under 40”: Sarah Fierek, Amy Lindner, Business Journal, March 2015; “A Natural Order (Profile of Pam Mehnert),” Milwaukee Magazine, October 2014; “CFO of the Year”: Ronald Engel, Business Journal, October 2013; “To Collect or Not to Collect?” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 13, 2010.