Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Katherine Fischer  

Pen Name: None


Born: in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

-- Katherine Fischer on WorldCat --

E-Mail: --

Illinois Connection

Fischer lives in East Dubuque, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Fischer is an Associate Professor of English at Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

Selected Titles At Your Library

Dreaming the Mississippi /
ISBN: 0826216862. OCLC Number: 191935098

University of Missouri Press,. .

"A twenty-first-century perspective of the Mississippi River's environmental, industrial, and recreational qualities viewed through stories and photographs reflecting the lives of those who live and work in its vicinity. Fischer's storytelling explores the struggle between engineers and naturalists, the effects of Hurricane Katrina, and her own immersion into river life"--Provided by publisher.