Kathy-Diane Leveille is a former broadcast journalist with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Her debut literary novel Let the Shadows Fall Behind You was published by Kunati Books in 2009. Kathy-Diane’s short story collection Roads Unravelling was published by Sumach Press and a selection from its pages “Learning to Spin” was adapted to radio drama for CBC’s Summer Drama Festival. The tale “Showdown at the Four Corner’s Corral” was revised for the stage and performed by New City Theater in Saint John.
Kathy-Diane’s prose has been published in a number of literary journals including Grain, Room of One’s Own, The Oklahoma Review, Pottersfield Portfolio, The Cormorant as well as in anthologies such as Water Studies: New Voices in Maritime Fiction (Pottersfield Press) and New Brunswick Short Stories (Neptune). Along with being awarded numerous Canada Council and New Brunswick Art Grants, Kathy-Diane’s fiction won the Short Grain Contest (dramatic monologue) in 2000 and was listed as a finalist in the Writers’ Union of Canada Short Fiction Contest in 2002. Her poetry received Honorable Mention in the Stephen Leacock International Poetry Competition. A humorous commentary “I Know What You Didn’t Do Last Summer” aired on CBC’s national morning show with Shelagh Rogers.
Kathy-Diane is a member of WFNB, TWUC and WFNS.
Roads Unravelling (short story collection: Sumach Press)
Let the Shadows Fall Behind You (Kunati Books, 2009)