Mrs. Winkler’s Writing

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Here are some links to work I’ve published in online journals or where you can purchase anthologies that include my work. I also have links to youtube videos of “A Carolina Story,” a musical I wrote with music by Curtis McCarley based on the Book of Job. Finally, I have included some links to online interviews I’ve done and other articles about my work


Turtle magazine (first published in St. Anthony Messenger)

Gentlemen FriendsScarlet Leaf Review

Wee Beasties: A Christmas TaleSaturday Evening Post 

“Nascent”SciPhi Journal

“Hike”Fabula Argentea

“Confession is Good for the Soul”Page & Spine

“Friends of the Library”The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature

“American Gothic”Teach. Write. — Spring 2018

“Burn Out”Dual Coast Magazine

“Pilgrimage”Bethlehem Writers Roundtable

“Ballade”The Flash Fiction Press

“The Healing Stone”The Secret Attic: Where Writers Write

An Offering of Violets–A flipbook produced for Grace Community Church’s Lenten Series–first published in joyful! magazine

Mordecai’s Grave–republished in Teach. Write (Spring~Summer 2021)–first published in AIM: America’s Intercultural Magazine


“For I Have Not Yet Returned”Unbroken Circle–Stories of Cultural Diversity in the South, edited by Julia Watts and Larry Smith–Bottom Dog Press

“Tippy”Passion for Cats–Green Gecko Publishing

“Excerpt from Flood”Pisgah Review


A Carolina Story–Act I–BRCC-TV

A Carolina Story–Act II–BRCC-TV

Promotional Video for A Carolina Story–BRCC-TV

Promotional Video for Battered: A Play About Domestic Violence Inspired by Robert Browning’s The Ring and the Book–Blue Ridge CC Theatre YouTube Page

Dramatists Guild of America Webpage

New Play Exchange Webpage


Haunted Hendo: An Anthology of Short Films Featuring Mountain Mysteries and Local Lore–Premieres October 28 (I wrote two of the short films and directed a third–another production of Blue Ridge Community College’s Theatre Department)

Boojum: The Musical–musical comedy about Boojum and Hootin’ Annie

The Tourist–ghost story about the Haunting of the Historic Court House in Hendersonville, NC

Serial Love–Winner–Best Film– 2008 Asheville, NC 48-Hour Film Project (Lead Writer on this Blue Ridge Community College Theatre Department film project

Briefcase Full of Dreams–2008 International Film Festival–48-Hour Film Project (Lead actor and writer for this Blue Ridge film project–only city winners could enter this contest)

Frayed–short film–Asheville, NC 48-Hour Film Project–Director and writer for Blue Ridge Community College Theatre Department team

Lady in the Larder–Short film–48-Hour Film Project–Writer for Blue Ridge Community College Theatre Department team


A Measure of Acceptance”Writers’ Network News

“Main Street takes stage in new play” (especially close to my heart following the death in January 2021 of the play’s author, my dear friend Tom Orr)


“Family is theme of ‘Over the River and Through the Woods'”–Hendersonville Times-News

“Flat Rock Playhouse’s ‘My Way’ a must-see”–Summerwind Productions

 ‘Complete Works’ is non-stop hilariaty–Hendersonville Times-News

‘Last Five Years’ is beautifully staged–Hendersonville Times-News

Flat Rock Playhouse’s ‘Evita’ is not to be missed–Hendersonville Times-News

Getting to know ‘Almost, Maine’–Hendersonville Times-News

Great fun happens on the way to the ‘forum’Mountain Xpress


“A Message of Acceptance”Writers’ Network News

“Beloved colleague will be missed”Hendersonville Times-News


“Winkler among honored faculty”Hendersonville Times-News

“‘Important Theater’ Takes Current Relevance at Blue Ridge Community College” (about the play Battered)–Matt Peiken–Blue Ridge Public Radio

“Everybody’s Issue”(About the play Battered)–Karin Strickland —Bold Life Magazine

“Advice for English Composition Instructors”–Henry Styron

“Horror classic to be staged at Blue Ridge Community College”Hendersonville Times-News

“A Carolina Story to help struggling students”–Hendersonville Times-News

Six Questions for Katie Winkler, Editor Teach. Write. –Interview by author Jim Harrington for his blog “Six Questions For…” where editors and publishers discuss writing flash fiction, short stories, poetry, and novels.”

“Katie Winkler Joins NCWN Board of Trustees”North Carolina Writers’ Network