Kate Raphael

Kate Raphael is a San Francisco Bay Area writer, feminist and queer activist and radio journalist, who makes her living as a law firm word processor. She lived in Palestine for eighteen months as a member of the International Women’s Peace Service, and spent over a month in Israeli prison because of her activism. She has also done international solidarity work in Bahrain and Iraq. She was awarded a Hedgebrook residency and is a former Community Grand Marshal of the San Francisco Pride Parade. She produces a weekly women’s radio show on KPFA/Pacifica. Her first novel, ‘Murder Under the Bridge’, won the Independent Publishers Book Award silver medal for mystery. Her second, ‘Murder Under the Fig Tree’, will be released in September.

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2017 - Feminist Activism through Popular Fiction