Kathy Coffey is the author of 13 award-winning books and many articles in Catholic periodicals like America, U.S. Catholic, St. Anthony Messenger, Catholic Update, Everyday Catholic and National Catholic Reporter.
She has won fifteen awards from the Catholic Press Association, the Foley Poetry Award from America magazine, the Independent Publishers Book Award and the Associated Church Press Award for Editorial Courage. Most recently, she received First Place in the “Best Essay” category for General Interest Newsletters at the Catholic Press Association for her article “The Spirituality of Work.”
Kathy has spoken at national conventions such as the L.A. Congress, NCCL, NCEA, NPM, and many diocesan gatherings. She gives retreats and workshops nationally and internationally. She taught for fifteen years at the University of Colorado, Denver, and Regis Jesuit University. The mother of four, and grandmother of four, she lives in Denver, Colorado.