Kate Buckley

Kate worked as a screenwriter in Hollywood, developing and writing teleplays about women's issues. After receiving her MA in Human Development, Kate worked as a teen advocate in the Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women's Teen Abuse Prevention Project. She also trained to be part of the LA Commission's Rape Crisis Hot Line team. She is a member of the Writers Guild of America West and PEN USA. Kate facilitated support groups for adolescent girls in California and New Mexico. She coordinated a three-year, science-based drug and alcohol abuse prevention Life Skills program in the public middle schools of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Kate is currently teaching her fourth PEN in the Classroom writing workshop to eighth graders at Capshaw middle school in Santa Fe, doing Girls Groups with Santa Fe Planned Parenthood and a SASS group (self-awareness, school support) at Capshaw middle school. 
    CHOICES is Kate's first Young Adult novel. It won a Foreward Book of the Year Award 2009 and was part of the New Title Showcase at Book Expo America, 2010. CHOICES received a 2010 Gold Mom's Choice award for young adult fiction and an Eric Hoffer Award 2010. Contact Kate through her website: www.katebuckleybooks.com, on Facebook at Kate Buckley Books or follow her on Twitter at k8buckleybooks.

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