Born in The Land of Enchantment, Kathleen M. Rodgers is a novelist whose work has appeared in Family Circle Magazine, Military Times, and in several anthologies. Named a 2021 WILLA Literary Award Finalist in Contemporary Fiction from Women Writing the West for her fourth novel, The Flying Cutterbucks, Kathleen's other novels have garnered many awards and favorable reviews. She’s been featured in USA Today, The Associated Press, and Military Times. A native of Clovis, New Mexico, Kathleen resides in North Texas and is working on her sixth novel. She presented at Eastern New Mexico University’s Media-Con '21 and was invited back for Media-Con '22. She’s a two-time finalist for the MWSA Writer of the Year Award and recently gave a talk about "Not Giving Up" at the 2022 MWSA national conference in New Orleans. Kathleen is available to speak at events and book clubs.