The Shores Of Our Souls

the debut novel by

Kathryn Brown Ramsperger

Events & Appearances

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 7 – 9 p.m. — Book Club Talk — Luxmanor Neighborhood, North Bethesda, MD

December 6 – 11, 2017, Words and Music Literary Conference, including recognition of Faulkner-Wisdom Literary Competition Winners, Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA  -I will be speaking on 1) global citizenship and 2) navigating the road to a small publisher.

Past Events

Wednesday evenings, October 11 – 25, 2017 — ONLINE COURSE, sponsored by the Bethesda (MD) Writer’s Center. You do not have to be in the area to register. “Navigating the Publishing World,” 3 nights, 2 hours each night. Participants will acquire a basic understanding of the publishing world today and get feedback on their queries.

October 7, 2017, 2 p.m. — Long Beach Island (NJ) Public Library — “The Shores of Our Souls, the debut novel by author Kathryn Ramsperger, tells the story of two people from two cultures with one love and a world of conflict.  Most of the novel was written here on LBI, and the author will talk about the process of writing, and her journey to a small publisher.”

Sunday, August 13, 2017, 10 a.m. – 12 noon — Book Signing at Arts & Decor — 1918 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City, New Jersey 08008

Saturday, June 10, 2017 – 2-4 p.m. Panelist,  “From Critique to PUBLISHED!”  The Writer’sCenter, Bethesda, MD

Sunday, June 11 – Saturday June 17, 2017 – Colgate University Writers’ Conference

May 16, 2017. Creativity Workshop, “Step Into Your Story.” Every other Tuesday for 8 weeks. (4 sessions) REMOTE CLASS via Skype! Tap into your creativity and discover and get past the story in your mind that’s causing creative blocks!  Oxford Lane Library, Oxford, OH.

April 4, 18, May 2, 2017. Creativity Workshop, “Step Into Your Story.” Every other Tuesday for 8 weeks. (4 sessions) REMOTE CLASS via Skype! Tap into your creativity and discover and get past the story in your mind that’s causing creative blocks!  Oxford Lane Library, Oxford, OH. 

March 1, 2017 – April 19, 2017. Writer’s Workshop, “The Elements of Nonfiction” 8 Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. My multi-session critque-based course takes a writer through all the nonfiction writing paces–from online research and query to submission and journalistic ethics. The Writer’s Center, Bethesda, MD.

January 17, 2017 –  February 28, 2017.

Writer’s Workshop, “Step Into Your Story!”Seven Tuesdays: 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. I’ll show you how to tap into creativity and connectivity every time you write! The Writer’s Center, Bethesda, MD.

December 17, 2016. Reading from Shores, (3-4 p.m.) 40th Anniversary Birthday Celebration & Holiday Book Fair, The Writer’s Center, Bethesda, MD

December 3, 2016. Publishing Party, By Invitation Only, Queenstown, MD

November 3 – 5, 2016. Words and Music, Faulkner-Wisdom Conference, New Orleans, LA

October 23 – 26, 2016. The Author-izing Experience, Buttermilk Farms Retreat, Poughkeepsie, NY


Check back for book launch and more event details!