Kathleen Torian Taylor earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama and Dance from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. She is a retired professional dancer, choreographer, and teacher. She received the Outstanding Achievement Award in Dance from the Stockton Arts Commission and was granted the California State Legislature Certificate of Recognition.
The author joined Gini Grossenbacher’s Elk Grove Writers & Artists in 2013. Her novella, Death by Arrangement, was published in February 2021. She is also a working poet. Four of her poems have been published in the 2020 Redwood Writers anthology, And Yet.