Katherine Koller

Katherine Koller writes for stage, screen and page. Her plays include Coal Valley, The Seed Savers and Last Chance Leduc, which won the Alberta Playwriting Competition. Her opera, The Handless Maiden, is in workshop in Vancouver and Hope Soup, for radio, played the Edmonton Fringe. Her web documentary is at sustainablemeyeg.ca. Art Lessons, her debut novel, was a finalist for the Edmonton Book Prize and the Alberta Readers’ Choice Award. Her new collection of short stories is Winning Chance. Katherinekoller.ca

Hear more from Katherine on Winning Chance in this interview with CBC.

On Festival Sunday Katherine Koller will be hosting our “Let Me Tell You a Story” set at The Mill from 3:15-4:15.

Winning Chance: Stories

In the stories in Winning Chance, Katherine Koller explores second chances, how we discover them, and how we find the courage to take them.

Whether they are a contractor running into his ex while on the job, a busy mother pursuing community theatre, or a family building an illegal ice rink after environmental collapse, Katherine Koller has created empathetic portraits of characters searching to connect.