“Author’s humour never stops”


2008-Review-NEW-LOGOThe Niagara Falls Review had a story about Kathy’s recent talk at the Niagara Falls public library book clubs’ Book Lover’s Literary Luncheon. 

“The humour never stops – it’s everywhere in the book. In person, Dobson is also funny, engaging and intelligent. We were so fortunate and honoured to have her speak at our literary lunch.”

Click here for full article by Ashleigh Last.


CBC’s 2012 panel for Poverty and Homelessness Action week


Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition book club:CBC_logo-300x300 Kathy’s book With a Closed Fist was discussed on CBC Radio as part of the annual Poverty and Homelessness Action week panel to talk about books that illustrate the challenges of being poor in Canada

Click here to listen to the 2 Part panel discussion.


Book Lovers’ Literary Lunch



Kathy will be speaking at the Niagara Falls Public Library Book Lovers’ Literary Lunch event April 27th @1:00pm. Enjoy an end-of-year celebratory luncheon with Niagara Falls book club members and a talk + Q&A session with Kathy about her book, With a Closed Fist.

Tickets are $15 (wine tickets an additional $5), and Kathy’s book will be available to purchase for $20. See the flyer below for more details, hope to see you there!

Book Lovers’ Literary Lunch



Amazon Kindle: With a Closed Fist now on Kindle!


Click here to read an excerpt from Chapter One! (from Amazon)

With a Closed Fist: Growing Up in Canada’s Toughest Neighbourhood is now available on Kindle! Click here to get it from Amazon.ca (or Amazon.com) or here from Kathy’s Amazon Store.


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“With a Closed Fist” now required reading!


With a Closed Fist

A high school in Montréal has made Kathy’s book With a Closed Fist, Growing Up in Canada’s Toughest Neighbourhood required reading for its English class!

Kathy looks forward to another trip to Montreal soon to talk about her book with the students. Click here to read more about Kathy’s book.