Member Profile

Kathleen Fraser

Kathleen Fraser has edited nonfiction and fiction for adults and children for more than thirty years. She is a member of the Editors' Association of Canada, the International Association of Business Communicators, Sisters in Crime (International and Toronto), and the Crime Writers of Canada.

Recent writing gigs have included SEO writing for a gambling website, researching and writing an annual report for an international think tank, and speech writing for a couple of provincial government ministries.

Kathleen Fraser's own published works so far have been useful nonfiction (When I'm Gone, more than 130,000 sold, and The 175 Best Camp Games), but she is also writing a mystery series under the pen name Kate O'Shaughnessy. She was one of the judges for the 2016 Arthur Ellis Awards for Excellence in Crime Writing (Best Crime Novel). 

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When I'm Gone: Practical Notes for Those You Leave Behind. Boston Mills Press, 2009
The 175 Best Camp Games: A Handbook for Leaders. (coauthor with Laura Fraser and Mary Fraser) Boston Mills Press, 2009
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