Cale Kenney – Vitae

Writing & Publishing Experience


Began writing a blog and publishing old and new works on  In 2010 will begin publishing other writers

2004 – 2005      Public readings at various events in Colorado and in 2004 had first reading at Boston Public Library.

2000 – 2003        Authoring and self-publishing Have Crutch Will Travel: The Adventures of a Modern Day Calamity Jane, a three-year process of immersion which included writing a business plan, putting the book together, editing, producing, promoting, marketing and fulfillment before the release.

2000                   Grand Prize Winner reading for One Woman’s Words, Denver Women’s Art Center Gallery

1999 -2004          Reading presenter at Denver Poets Day festival

1994 – Present   Work-in-progress, Miss American Pie, 15 chapters of 20-chapter memoir

October 1998    Artist-in-Residence, Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY

January 1998    Short story, “Après Ski,” published in Active Woman’s Travel Guide

April 1, 1998     E-naugural issue of electronic magazine Howlings: Wild Women of The Web: launched. Howlings described below.

1995 – 1997        Editor/Publisher Howlings, Wild Women of The West, quarterly collection of poetry, essays and stories by regional talent

1995 – 2001        Artist Readings:  Civic Center Park, Denver Poets Day; Tattered Cover Book Store; Mercury Café Poetry Festival; Capitol Hill Books; Luna Gallery

June 1994          Artist-in-residence, Mark Taper Forum, L.A. Chosen from a national field of disabled writers, wrote/produced 10-minute play.

1988 ­- ­1989        Textbook Editor, DC Heath Company, Lexington, MA

1979 – Present   Freelance writer, journalist, storyteller, essayist; published in ESPN’s TV Sports, Powder, Women’s Sports, Mobility, Winter Park Manifest, Life On Capitol Hill, Alpenglo magazine, and Active Woman’s Travel Guide. Published ten stories in Howlings: Wild Women of the West.


 Writing Teacher

1994 – Present   Editor/Teacher, National Independent Study Center (NISC) Effective Letter and Memo Writing Course, USDA Graduate School

1994 – 1995         Team Teacher, Writing the Wild Woman, Colorado Free University

1983 – 1985         Composition Instructor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

1993 – 1995        Instructor, Composition and Research Paper courses, Community College of Denver/Auraria Campus

1981 – 1983        Teacher, various informal autobiography and journaling courses



1994                   Studied autobiography in weeklong intensive course with author Sallie Bingham at “Writing Your Self” Workshop, Santa Fe, NM.

1991                   Studied fiction with author Dan Wakefield, Emerson College, MA

1985                   MA/Communications Development, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

1975                   BA/English, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

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