von Ahnen, Katherine

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VON AHNEN, Katherine

VON AHNEN, Katherine. American, b. 1922. Genres: Poetry, Children's fiction. Career: Writer, speaker, and poet. Women's Editor, WCMC Radio, Wildwood, NJ, 194555; editor of Fireglow, a three-state newsletter for the Camp Fire Girls, Davenport, IA 1965-70. Special events coordinator and admissions person for Cape May Lighthouse; editor of Homespun, newsletter of the Cape May Historical Society; founder of two writing groups, Write-On in Cape May and Write-On-Two in Ocean City, NJ. Frequent speaker in school programs and for community and civic organizations, on local culture and heritage. Publications: The Cape May Collection (poetry), 1991; Lighthouse and Three Little Pigs, 1994; Charlie Young Bear, 1994; Heart of Naosaqua, 1996; Mary Elizabeth and the Cape May Lighthouse, 1997. Address: 304 St. James Place, Cape May, NJ 08204, U.S.A.