Kathleen Tyler earned her BA from UCLA and her MA from Loyola Marymount, both in English Literature. Her publications include The Secret Box from Mayapple Press and My Florida from Backwaters Press. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Quiddity, Women Write Resistance Anthology, The Rattling Wall (Pen/USA), Visions International, Runes, Solo, Poetry Motel, Margie, Seems, and Cider Press Review.
Kathleen Tyler has been a featured reader at many venues in Southern California and in Florida.
After teaching English for twenty-two years, she now works occasionally as a stable hand. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two dogs, and five chickens.
Open the Window and Drown was a finalist in the Bright Horse Books Contest.
Paperback: 76 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (December 8, 2017)