Kathryn L Reiss

Professor of English
Aurelia Henry Reinhardt Professorship in American Lit.
Mills Hall 307

Professional Interests: Creative writing, fiction for juveniles and young adults, historical fiction, suspense fiction, literature and time

Curriculum Vitae

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At Mills Since 1989

Biography

Kathryn Reiss is the award-winning author of twenty novels of suspense for children and teens, published by Harcourt, Scholastic and American Girl. Several of her novels have been optioned for film. She has been the featured speaker at conferences including American Library Association, The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, and Mystery Writers of America, and is included in the textbook of YA Literature of Today. Her interests include genre fiction, plot, series writing, historical and suspense fiction. She is proud of the increasing number of her Mills students who go on to become published authors of young adult fiction!

Education

  • BA, Duke University
  • MFA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Faculty Office Hours, Spring 2019

Days Times Room
W 3:00 pm–4:00 pm & 6:30 pm-7:00 pm Mills Hall Room 307
  and by appointment  

Spring 2019 Schedule

Day Time Course Title Room
  Thesis for MFA Degree
W4:00 pm-6:30 pmAdv Writing Fic:Chld,Yng AdultMH 322

Courses Taught

  • ENG 055: Beginning Fiction Workshop
  • ENG 057: Beginning Fiction for Children and Young Adults Workshop
  • ENG 109: The Craft of the Young Adult Novel
  • ENG 155: Advanced Fiction for Children and Young Adults Workshop
  • ENG 209: The Craft of the Young Adult Novel
  • ENG 250: Thesis for the MFA Degree
  • ENG 255: Advanced Fiction for Children and Young Adults Workshop