Kathleen Hirsch

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Kathleen Hirsch (born June 1, 1953) is an American author.

Hirsch received her B.A. in political science and English in 1975 at Mount Holyoke College and her M.F.A in fiction writing from Brown University in 1979. She joined the staff of The Boston Phoenix in 1983, reporting on Boston's subcultures and marginal populations. She profiled two homeless women in a book, "Songs from the Alley." [1]

She has taught writing at Boston College, Harvard University, Wellesley College, and Brown University. She is a contributor to the Boston Globe's Catholic news site, Crux.[1]



  1. ^ a b "Kathleen Hirsch". Crux: Covering all things Catholic. Boston Globe Media Partners. Retrieved 14 October 2014.