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Kathya Alexander

Address:Seattle WA 98118
Cell Phone:  206-351-5358
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Kathya Alexander is a writer, actor, playwright and teaching artist. She was a 2007 Writer-in-Residence at the prestigious Hedgebrook Writer's Retreat for Women and won the 2002 Fringe First Award for Black To My Roots at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Edinburgh, Scotland for Outstanding New Production.

Kathya's writing has appeared in Colors Northwest Magazine and she is the author of "Angel in the Outhouse"; "God the Mother: A Creation Story"; and the "God the Mother Calendar".

Kathya's plays include "David & Jonathan" (a modern day re-telling of the biblical story); "Dream'n" (adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream); "HumaNature" (choreopoem); "Homegoing"; "Nappy Roots: A Fairy Tale" (about hair and African American girls' self-esteem); and "Little Rock Nine" (children's play about the integration of Central High).

Kathya performs at the Madison Park Starbucks on the last Thursday of every month and facilitates the Whistle Stop Writers Co-op on the 4th Sunday of each month.

Keywords: Civil Rights stories, "Angel In The Outhouse" book, literature tales.