Katharine Stanley-Brown Abbott is an editor for newspapers and newsletters, as well as the writer of two memoirs, three cookbooks, and commemorative book for women's social club and recently, a book of rhymes about Nantucket Island, where she is a third-generation summer resident.
She considers herself a generalist. Her eclectic interests include needlepoint, knitting, cooking travel, reading, tennis, and life-long volunteerism. She is also an accomplished collage artist whose work has been exhibited and sold in juried shows, art festivals, and open studios.
Abbott is a graduate of Vassar College, the mother of four adult children, and grandmother to five grandchildren. She is widowed and a resident of Manchester, Massachusetts.