Kathleen Antrim is the award-winning author of the bestselling political thriller, “Capital Offense.” As a national correspondent and columnist, she wrote for “NewsMax Magazine,” the “San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Examiner Newspapers,” and was featured weekly on KSFO radio and the nationally syndicated show, “Battle Line.” Antrim has appeared on such television shows as “Hannity and Colmes.”
She worked on Capitol Hill behind the scenes in the U.S. Senate, while researching and writing the biography of former Virginia Governor and U.S. Senator George Allen.
Her short story, “Through a Veil Darkly,” is featured in the anthology, “Thriller 2,” edited by Clive Cussler.
She has taught creative writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and is the winner of the Rupert Hughes Award for fiction. After serving 5 years at the Vice President on National Events, and running ThrillerFest, for the International Thriller Writers she became Co-President of the organization.
Antrim was born in California, but spent most of her childhood in Avon Lake, Ohio. After graduating from Bowling Green State University, she moved to Littleton, Colorado where she worked in marketing and sales with the Gillette Company. As a Major Market Manager, she was relocated to Northern California where she met her husband and stayed.
Her family, however, wasn’t to be excluded from her life in the Golden State, having adopted the philosophy that family should be like a bad rash and never go away. So, one by one, they followed her to California. Now, the entire clan lives within a five-mile radius of each other, where they practice the All-American family sport of blissful dysfunction.
Antrim spent years working to raise money for children in need. She is a founder of the Ruby Hill Giving Thanks Ball, and a past President of the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Board of Directors. These charities have raised more than $2 million for children. She also served on the ValleyCare Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, and is currently an Honorary Member of the Board of Directors for Los Positas College.
She serves on the Board of Directors, and is Co-President, of International Thriller Writers. Antrim is also on the Board of Directors for the San Francisco Writers Conference, a member of the Authors Guild, the National Press Club, and Mystery Writers of America.
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