Kathryn Slattery loves writing stories about faith and inspiration. She has written hundreds of articles for a wide variety of publications, including ParentLife, Today's Christian Woman, and Angels on Earth magazines, and is a longtime Contributing Editor for Guideposts magazine.
She is the author of the memoir "Lost & Found: One Daughter's Story of Amazing Grace" (GuidepostsBooks), "If I Could Ask God Anything: Awesome Bible Answers for Curious Kids" (Thomas Nelson), "Grandma I'll Miss You: A Child's Story about Death and New Life" (David C. Cook), "The Grace To Grow: The Power of Christian Faith in Emotional Healing", "A Bright-Shining Place: the Story of a Miracle", and a contributing author to numerous "Best of" Guideposts anthologies. Her popular children's book "The Gospel for Kids" (David C. Cook) has more than 100,000 copies in print in nine languages.
Kathryn is also the author of two blogs: "Findings," a web series of true first-person reflections on www.Guideposts.com, and "Kids' Question of the Week" on www.TommyNelson.com.
Kathryn resides in the state of Connecticut, USA, with her husband Tom, where they are the parents of two grown children and happy owners of a roly-poly pug named Max. Visit Kathryn and learn more about her work at her website: www.KathrynSlattery.com, and on Facebook: Kathryn "Kitty" Slattery.
BOOKS BY KATHRYN SLATTERY
LOST & FOUND: One Daughter's Story of Amazing Grace
GuidepostsBooks, 2008. Inspirational memoir about forgiveness and reconciliation between a daughter and her mother. Crossings Book Club selection. Family Circle Book of the Month.
IF I COULD ASK GOD ANYTHING: Awesome Bible Answers for Curious Kids
Thomas Nelson Publishers , 2006; 2nd Edition, 2010; Polish Edition, 2011. Answers to questions about God and faith for ages 6 and up.
GRANDMA, I'LL MISS YOU: A Child's Story about Death and New Life
Chariot Books, David C. Cook Publishing Co., 1993. For ages 5 and up.
THE GOSPEL FOR KIDS
Chariot Books, David C. Cook Publishing Co., 1989; Cook Communications Ministries International, Portuguese, Hungarian, Czech, Bulgarian, Romanian, Polish, Slovak, and Spanish paperback editions, 1999. More than 100,000 copies in print. The story of Jesus for children ages 5 and up.
THE GRACE TO GROW: The Power of Christian Faith in Emotional Healing
Word Books, 1984; Bantam Books paperback, 1985; Spanish and French editions, Vida Press, 1985, 1986; Fairway Press paperback, 1996. Written with Dr. William P. Wilson, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and founder of the program for Christianity in Medicine at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
A BRIGHT SHINING PLACE: The Story of a Miracle
Doubleday Books, 1981; Ballantine Books paperback, 1983; Harrison House, Inc., paperback, 1988. Written with gospel singer Cheryl Prewitt Salem, Miss America, 1980.
THE BEST OF GUIDEPOSTS CHRISTMAS STORIES, Guideposts 2005
THE BEST STORIES FROM GUIDEPOSTS, Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 1997
THE POWER OF FAITH, Inspirational Press, New York, 1997
A VERY PRESENT HELP: God's Power in Our Lives, Guideposts, 1985
THE UNLIMITED POWER OF PRAYER, Doubleday, 1982
THE GUIDEPOSTS DAILY DEVOTIONAL, 1982, 1981
THE GUIDEPOSTS FAMILY CHRISTMAS BOOK, Emmett McCallister's Christmas Eve, 1981
GUIDEPOSTS Magazine Contributing Editor, 1977 to present
16 East 34 Street
New York, NY
Director, Guideposts Writers Workshop, 2000 - 2005
(National Writers Contest)
Director, Guideposts Young Writers Contest, 2000 - 2005
(National High School College Scholarship Competition)
Author, "Findings" web series on www.Guideposts.com, 2009 to present
Guideposts is one of the nation's Top Ten magazines, with a paid circulation of over 2.5 million and estimated monthly readership of over 10 million. A non-profit, interfaith publication, Guideposts was founded 60 years ago by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, and features true, first-person stories of faith, hope and inspiration by people from all walks of life.
Cover stories ghostwritten by Kathryn Slattery for Guideposts include: Brian Williams, Robert Duvall, Emme, Fred Rogers, Diane Sawyer, Heather Headley, Ricardo Montalban, Ed Asner, Ginny Thornburgh, and Alberta Hunter. Hundreds of other stories include: CeCe Winans, Robby Benson, Dick Van Patten, Robert K. Massie, Rosey Grier, B.J. Thomas, and numerous personal stories dealing largely with the struggles and joys of parenthood and family life.