Emanuelson, K.L.

Birth City
Milwaukee
Birth State
WI
Current Location
El Paso County, CO
Occupation(s)
Author
Biography

K.L. Emanuelson is an Army veteran. She was a working cowgirl for many years, a horse trainer and a riding instructor. As a Beowulf scholar, she's presented at academic conferences and been published in the proceedings. She's entered the poetry, essay and short-short fiction divisions and won, at the Colorado Veterans Arts competitions, but now focuses upon writing her novels. She shares her ranch in the beautiful, historic Bijou Basin with her horses, dogs and cats. She's a historian with a focus upon pre-Viking early 6th century Scandinavia and the 19th century American West.

Awards/Honors
Colorado Veterans Arts Competition, 2018: First Place Essay, First Place and Best in Show in Writing for a Short-short Fiction piece
Colorado Veterans Arts Competition, 2019: First Place Essay, First Place Short-short Fiction, First Place Poetry
Colorado Women's Poetry Competition, open division: First Place for "Blue Agave"
Education/Training
MA-English/Language Arts
Local Authors Genres
Published Works Book Jackets
Image
The Woman Who Rode Destiny
Organizations
Pikes Peak Writers, Sons of Norway
Speaker Availability
Yes
Speaker Topics
"Beowulf," horses, including accurate horse portrayals in film and fiction, Viking and pre-Viking Norse culture and cowboys/cowgirls