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Kathye Fetsko Petrie


BSR Contributor Since May 9, 2017

Kathye Fetsko Petrie (she/her pronouns) is a freelance writer who specializes in writing about books and literary topics. She founded Local LIT (locallit.com), the online publication of literary events and resources in the Philadelphia area. Her publication credits include the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Writer, Literary Hub, and Literary Mama.

Kathye Fetsko Petrie is a freelance writer whose essays, articles and book reviews have appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, The Writer, Literary Hub, Literary Mama, Bookwoman, and other publications. From 2002-2018, before relocating to the Pacific Northwest, she was editor/publisher of Local LIT, the online publication of literary events and resources in the Philadelphia area. Read more at kathyefetskopetrie.com.

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Hands like tiny starfish: The grandkids. (Image courtesy of Random House.)

‘Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting’ by Anna Quindlen

Love the grandkids; hold your tongue

In her new memoir, Anna Quindlen shares advice based on her latest role in life: grandparent. Kathye Fetsko Petrie reviews.
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Kathye Fetsko Petrie

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Mama writers, this one's for you! (Illustration for BSR by Hannah Kaplan)

The "Mother List"

Write what you know

For Mother's Day, Kathye Fetsko Petrie has compiled a list of historical and contemporary writer moms worth knowing. Does your list match up? Do you even have a list?
Kathye Fetsko Petrie Illustration by Hannah Kaplan

Kathye Fetsko Petrieand Illustration by Hannah Kaplan

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'Another Brooklyn' author Jacqueline Woodson signs at the Free Library. (Image via the Free Library.)