Kathryn Schleich has authored two editions of the book, Hollywood and Catholic Women: Virgins, Whores, Mothers and Other Images, which evolved from her master’s thesis. The self-published work was a finalist in the 2012 Indie Book Awards. The first edition was used as a textbook in the Religious Studies Program at the University of South Carolina beginning in 2007.
She has over twenty years’ experience as a freelance writer assisting clients in both the corporate and non-profit sectors. From 1998 – 2005 she was the owner of a freelance business, The Last Word, Inc. Schleich has published numerous Internet articles on women in film, collecting antiques, women’s heart health, the environment, and other topics. She continues to hone her skills creating short stories and as a volunteer writer for the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Schleich is currently seeking agency representation for her first novel, Salvation Station.