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Kathleen West

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Interview with Kathleen West

Professional Book Nerds

On today's episode Jill is joined by Kathleen West to discuss her new book Home or Away. Kathleen is a hockey mom herself and discusses how her own experiences raising two hockey players played a role in her book, along with writing complicated female friendships and one character with zero redeeming qualities. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

29mins

5 Sep 2022

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S3 E18: An Author’s Voice: Kathleen West

The View In Your Mirror

We are so excited to welcome Award-Winning author, Kathleen West to our podcast!  Born and raised in Minnesota and a school teacher with more than 20 years’ experience, Kathleen is particularly interested in the topics of motherhood, ambition, competitive parenting, and the elusiveness of work-life balance. She is the author of 3 best-selling novels, which have all been published during a pandemic, with her most recent published in March 2022 called Home or Away. All of her novels are impressed with real life experiences. She is a self described grinder and as you will hear so unbelievably kind, witty, and inspiring. We explore the importance of normalizing failures, embracing human moments, and some of the life lessons for both adults and children alike. Learn more about Kathleen West at Inspired to learn more about writing like Kathleen and live in the Minneapolis area? The Loft Classes: https://loft.org/ Our Non-Profit Spotlight is near and dear to us. Please take a moment of your time to learn more: My PowerPak- Cure Acute Myeloid Leukemia NOW ___ Connect with Katie Harms @ katie@katieharms.com or Lisa Rubin @ lisa@wardobeconsulting.net

1hr 1min

23 Jun 2022

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Author Interview with Kathleen West and New Releases For the Week of May 31, 2022

Book Bistro

This episode begins with an author interview, Kathleen West, is today's guest. Immediately following is The guide to some of the new books coming out the week of May 31, 2022. You can always contact the Book Bistro team by searching @BookBistroPodcast on facebook, or visiting: https://www.facebook.com/BookBistroPodcast/ You can also send an email to: TheBookBistroPodcast@gmail.com For more information on the podcast and the team behind it, please visit: http://anchor.fm/book-bistro

49mins

31 May 2022

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Ep. 38 - Hockey and Me Too ft. Kathleen West

A Bookshelf Binge

Have you picked up Home or Away by Kathleen West yet? If you haven't, today's episode will absolutely convince you to! I sat down with Kathleen to discuss her newest release, along with the Me Too movement, how book popularity is completely based on timing, and the pressure we put on kids and athletes! This book is a poignant look at both how far parents will go to help their kid succeed at their goals while also taking a look at less than ethical relationships and abuse of power.  Order Home or Away here This episode is sponsored by Audible! Follow this link to get a free 30-day trial for Audible. Become a Patreon Member!  https://www.patreon.com/abookshelfbinge Join the discord server! Shop the books mentioned on the podcast here! We have merch! Click here to shop the podcast's merch! Credits: Host: @bookshelfbinge  Guest: Kathleen West (@KathleenWestWrites) Cover art: SaraSomethingCo (@sarasomething.co) --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

56mins

30 Mar 2022

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Kathleen West - HOME OR AWAY

Thoughts from a Page Podcast

For this special episode, Carol Ann Tack of Top Shelf at Merrick Library and I interview Kathleen West together. We talk about her new book Home or Away, the intensity of youth sports, the book's title, writing about #metoo, and so much more.Kathleen’s recommended reads: Will by Will Smith Agatha of Little Neon by Claire Luchette This Might Hurt by Stephanie Wrobel Support the podcast by becoming a Page Turner on Patreon.  Other ways to support the podcast can be found here.    Home or Away can be purchased at my Bookshop storefront.       Connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Connect with Carol Ann Tack on Instagram and Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32mins

29 Mar 2022

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Author Stories Podcast Episode 1213 | Kathleen West Interview

Author Stories - Author Interviews, Writing Advice, Book Reviews

Today’s author interview guest is Kathleen West, author of Home or Away. “A gloriously entertaining plunge into the ultra-competitive world of youth sports and the lengths we go to for the kids and game we love.”–New York Times bestselling author KJ Dell’Antonia Two friends, one Olympic dream, and the choice that stood in the way. Once […]

37mins

9 Feb 2022

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Write On! Radio – Kathleen West + John Brandon

Write On! Radio

Originally aired August 24, 2021. It’s an all-local-authors night at WOR! First, Dave is joined in-studio by Kathleen West, author of Are We There Yet? and a real-life teacher and mother. After the break, John Brandon joins Liz to discuss his new novel, Ivory Shoals.

54mins

29 Aug 2021

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Kathleen West on Writing Unlikeable Characters

Writer, Writer, Pants On Fire

Today's guest is Kathleen West, author of Are We There Yet? We talk teachers who are writers, writers who are teachers, and the effect of social media on all of us - youth and adults. Read the Transcript Support the Podcast Follow on Facebook Links for Kathleen: Site Twitter Facebook Instagram Ad Links: PubSite Formulate

28mins

17 May 2021

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Ep. 236: Kathleen West On Deliberately Writing Scenes You Won’t Use

How Do You Write

Kathleen West's novels, Minor Dramas & Other Catastrophes and Are We There Yet?, have been best books picks by Real Simple, Newsweek, People Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Good Morning America, Pop Sugar, and the New York Post. A teacher for 20 years before she published her first novel, Kathleen is particularly interested in the topics of motherhood, ambition, competitive parenting, and the elusiveness of work-life balance. She is a life-long Minnesotan and lives in Minneapolis with her family.How Do You Write Podcast: Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish? Here you'll gain insight from other writers on how to get in the chair, tricks to stay in it, and inspiration to get your own words flowing. Join Rachael's Slack channel, Onward Writers! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

30mins

30 Apr 2021

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Author Interview with Kathleen West Followed by New Book Releases For the Week of April 27, 2021

Book Bistro

This episode begins with an author interview, Kathleen West, is today's guest. Immediately following is your guide to new book releases coming out the week of April 27, 2021 For more information on the titles mentioned in this podcast, pleas visit: https://www.facebook.com/BookBistroPodcast/ You can always contact the Book Bistro team by searching @BookBistroPodcast on facebook, or visiting: https://www.facebook.com/BookBistroPodcast/ You can also send an email to: TheBookBistroPodcast@gmail.com For more information on the podcast and the team behind it, please visit: http://anchor.fm/book-bistro

41mins

27 Apr 2021

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