Katrin Horowitz


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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Pathways Not Posted
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016 by Quadra Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Pathways Not Posted is an insightful collection of dramatic memoir, humorous and tragic poetry, and laugh out loud short stories. Pathways Not Posted contains poems, short fiction, and a brief memoir. The editor is Joy Huebert, and the authors, Katrin Horowitz, Gisela Ruebsaat, and Joy Huebert are members of the #19 Writers Group. An excellent vacation companion.
The Best Soldier's Wife
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,840. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Quadra Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Quadra Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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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