Kathy dazzled the Guild a few years ago with her award-winning book, Breathing and Walking Around. She recently published her second book, Wondering Toward Center, which continues her examination of the natural world as a prism through which to understand the human experience. A native South Georgian who writes from her home in rural Bulloch County, Kathy is a graduate of Wesleyan College from which she received an A.B. in American Studies and the Walter F. George School of Law of Mercer University from which she received a J.D. She is an assistant district attorney, a newspaper columnist, author, and speaker.