Katrin published her first novel, Power Failures, in 2007 following two lengthy volunteer assignments with CESO in Sri Lanka. The book, a murder mystery set in a small coastal village on the south coast of Sri Lanka, focuses on the myriad levels of betrayals in a complicated world.
In 2008 Katrin attended the Victoria School of Writing summer program, where she worked with Steven Galloway. She went on to win a prize in a Victoria competition with a short story entitled ‘Blues for a Bridge’ and has contributed short pieces to an international anthology called Saying Goodbye (Dream of Things Press, 2010) and Quadra Books’ Pathways Not Posted.
Katrin lives in Victoria, BC.
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The Best Soldier's Wife
The Best Soldier's Wife is the deeply personal story of one woman trying to cope with
the shocks and aftershocks of Canada’s war in Afghanistan, told in a series of letters from a military wife in Victoria to the wife of a fictionalized Chief of Defense Staff. In her letters she uses a number of real events to ground her story in the nitty-gritty of the actual war as it unfolded.
Power Failures by Katrin Horowitz explores the always unequal power relationships between men and women, father and daughter, the first and third world. The setting is a coastal village in Sri Lanka, just weeks before the tsunami of 2004.
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