Kathleen May is a writer, speaker, and activist.
Having begun as a volunteer, she is a crisis counsellor at a women’s shelter. Kathleen’s keynote address on Survivor Resiliency has been well received by agencies and those with lived experience alike.
Kathleen wrote a column for Doppler Online on subjects like environmentalism, addiction and mental health, indigenous sovereignty, and the strides still needed for a just world for women.
Kathleen is a 2018 YWCA Woman of Distinction and also received the Best Author award for her 2018 manuscript submission at the Muskoka Novel Marathon.
Kathleen finds joy in nature as a solo hiker, and in writing, where she weaves stories of complex female characters in worlds both real and imaginary.