Syndicated Columnist, The Washington Post
Kathleen Parker has been syndicated by the Washington Post Writers Group since 2006. Parker started her column in 1987, when she was a staff writer for the Orlando Sentinel, and it became nationally syndicated in 1995. Her columns have been praised for “attacking ignorance and stupidity with vividness and originality” by the judges of the H.L. Mencken Writing Award, which she won in 1993. She has also contributed articles to the Weekly Standard, Time, Town Country, Cosmopolitan andFortune Small Business, and she serves on USA Today’s Board of Contributors and writes for that newspaper’s op-ed page. Parker is a regular guest on “The Chris Matthews Show” on NBC. Her book “Save the Males: Why Men Matter, Why Women Should Care” was published in 2008 by Random House. As an undergraduate, Parker studied in both the United States and abroad, including the University of Valencia in Spain. She holds a master’s degree in Spanish from Florida State University and is writer in residence at the Buckley School of Public Speaking in Camden, S.C. Parker is married and has three sons. She divides her time between Camden and Washington, D.C.