About Me


Kay Castaneda is retired from a career as a college writing instructor and special education tutor. She earned a B.A. and M.A. in English at Indiana University. Her publications include poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction in literary journals plus articles about education for reference books. Kay attended writing seminars in Lithuania, Scotland, and Mexico. She published a novel based on her experiences growing up in the Midwest, Emmie of Indianapolis. Kay is currently researching the history of Ireland for a novel based on her ancestors. Her work in progress is a mystery novel with an amateur female sleuth. Kay lives in Mexico with her husband Tony, and dogs Whitey and Buddy. She loves traveling, writing and reading.


I write only because there’s a voice within me that won’t be still.

Sylvia Plath