About the Artist
Katherine Mayfield is a speaker on bullying and the award-winning author of Bullied: Why You Feel Bad Inside and What to Do About It, a guide to recovery for teens and adults who have been bullied, as well as a memoir, The Box of Daughter: Healing the Authentic Self. She has presented workshops at schools and libraries across the Northeast.
Ms. Mayfield appeared on NBC-TV's "207" to discuss the bullying epidemic in relation to her book, Bullied, and has been a guest on radio shows across the country, discussing recovery from bullying and prevention of teen suicide.
Ms. Mayfield's memoir, The Box of Daughter: Healing the Authentic Self, won awards in the 2012 New England Book Festival and Reader's Favorite Awards, and was nominated as a finalist in the 2013 Maine Literary Awards. She has also published a book of poems, The Box of Daughter & Other Poems, a book of essays, The Meandering Muse, and a number of books on healing from dysfunctional family dynamics.
Ms. Mayfield teaches writing workshops and classes in Maine and online, edits and publishes a literary magazine, The Maine Review, and blogs on Dysfunctional Families on her website, www.TheBoxofDaughter.com.
Preferred Audiences: All
Disciplines: Literature, Creative nonfiction, Poetry, Publisher