Emanuelson, K. L.

Author K. L. Emanuelson
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El Paso County, CO

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.

First Place, "Blue Agave," Colorado Women's Poetry Competition, open division
2018 Colorado Veterans Arts Competition: First Place Essay, First Place and Best in Show in Writing for a Short-short Fiction piece
2019 Colorado Veterans Arts Competition: First Place Essay, First Place Short-short Fiction, First Place Poetry
MA-English/Language Arts
Published Works Book Jackets
Book cover for The Woman Who Rode Destiny by K. L. Emauelson
Pikes Peak Writers
Sons of Norway
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Speaker Topics
Beowulf, horses, including accurate horse portrayals in film and fiction, Viking and pre-Viking Norse culture, and cowboys/cowgirls