Kathy Coudle King Papers, 1992-2002
Primary Creator: King, Kathy Coudle
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Date Acquired: 03/00/1995
The Kathy Coudle King Papers consist of two plays authored by King. ..Til the Fat Lady Sings was written in 1992 for the Charlotte Danstrom Series. The two act play tells the story of Billi Mills, an up and coming blues singer. She is at peace with her body image until she loses a gig based on her large-size figure. She then embarks on an exercise and diet routine with her best friend, Liz.
Women with Wrinkles was written in 1992 and explores the relationship between a black woman and a white woman in a Southern nursing home.
Also included is one folder of biographical material, consisting of newspaper clippings from the Grand Forks Herald and the Dakota Student.
Kathy Coudle King attended New York University, graduating in 1989 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She graduated from the University of North Dakota with a Master of Arts degree in English in 1993. The title of her Master's Thesis was Childless Couples on the American Stage.
King is the author of numerous plays, including ...Til the Fat Lady Sings and Women with Wrinkles (1992), Ralph's Ark (1995), Last Call (1996), and Milk Dreams (2002). She published her first book, Wannabe, in 2000. She has also contributed an essay, "A Eulogy for Peggy Pen Pal, 1971-1997," for The Ghost of Lake Agassiz, 1997.
Kathy Coudle King is a Senior Lecturer in English and Women's Studies at the University of North Dakota.
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Source: Kathy Coudle King, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Acquisition Method: Donation; Acc.#95-2038
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Kathy Coudle King Papers. OGLMC 1316, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections. Chester Fritz Library. University of North Dakota.
Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in March 2013.
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