About Kay

About Kay Marie Porterfield:

kayheadKay Marie Porterfield was awarded an Artist’s Fellowship in creative non-fiction by the Colorado Council on the Arts, a part of the National Endowment for the Arts. She is the winner of a Colorado Book Award and two Native Circle Writer’s Awards. Kay is the author of 19 published books including What’s a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Relationship Like This? Straight Talk about Learning Disabilities and Straight Talk about PTSD. She is the author of over 500 articles published in national magazines. Her literary memoirs have been published in The Sun and MacGuffin. Her fictionalized memoirs have been published in Redbook.

She has been a workshop and seminar presenter on journal writing, writing as a tool for healing, the creative process and writing to be published for nearly twenty years. In addition to working in group settings she works individually with clients as a creativity coach and a writing mentor. She also teaches online writing workshops

Read about my Speaking Topics: Writing to Heal

Read my Resume
Read my Writing Samples

 Books by Kay Marie Porterfield, M.A.:

The Encyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World

Straight Talk about PTSD

Straight Talk about Learning Disabilities

Straight Talk about Cults

Straight Talk about Divorce

Coping with Codependency