Kathleen Powers-Vermaelen

About me

Kathleen Powers-Vermaelen earned her M.F.A. in Creative Writing and Literature at Stony Brook University. Her work has appeared in several literary magazines including MotherVerse, Main Channel Voices, The Southampton Review, East Hampton Star, and in the anthologies The Best of Every Day Fiction Two, Suffolk County Poetry Review 2015 and Bards Annual 2017. She teaches literature and writing at Suffolk County Community College and owns Paumanok Communications, a Long Island-based creative services company. She currently seeks representation for The Devil’s Belt, a novel set on British-occupied Long Island during the American Revolution.

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Found this business card-sized gem in a research client's trunk of genealogical treasures and just had to share... Based on the fact that I found only one such card there, I can only presume that my client's ancestor was the recipient, not the giver. Hopefully he or she had a…


Our current NO SOLICITATIONS signAbout two weeks ago, a millennial Cablevision salesman decided to ring our doorbell after reading the sign above. It's posted right next to our doorbell, so we all know that he saw it and decided to ring anyway.The sign says: We charge $20 for sales pitches,…

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