Katie McGunagle


Katie McGunagle is a Montana native, avid Shakespearean, and recent graduate of Boston University’s M.F.A. program in Creative Writing. She can be reached at kathleenannemcgunagle@gmail.com

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Thu. Feb. 1st, 2018

Behind the Scenes of the Willson Auditorium

by Katie McGunagle, photos by Zach Hoffman

When you go to a production at the Willson Auditorium, you may glimpse young people quietly running the light and sound control boards in the back of the hall. Others work back stage, assisting with set changes, costumes, and makeup. These…

Sat. Jul. 1st, 2017

Sixty-Eight Years of Play The Virginia City Players

by Katie McGunagle

For many, summer is the time of wandering, be it out of state or within. Living in Montana, it can be easy to forget that wandering down the road for a mere spell can bring us to the heart of history and adventure. Virginia City is one such…

Thu. Dec. 1st, 2016

Cultivating Companionship: A Non-Profit’s Intent to Honor the Aged

by Katie McGunagle

As the sky darkens and snows settle about us, many of us reach instinctively for ski poles and boots, snowboards and skates. We are used to the language of winter here in Montana, and we speak it well. Amidst the clamor for activity this…

Tue. Nov. 1st, 2016

The Power of Dialogue: The Bozeman Interfaith Forum

by Katie McGunagle

We are living in a time in which religious identities are daily interrogated. The upcoming election has especially brought religion to the fore in, often in vexed and accusatory rhetoric. Religion’s role in the difficult controversies…

Tue. Nov. 1st, 2016

United in Light: A Mission of Love

by Katie McGunagle

When I visited United in Light’s Draft Horse Rescue sanctuary, It was a windy Saturday afternoon, presaging winter with its chill. Nestled in a small valley in Livingston with a view of the distant snow-tipped Absarokas, the ten-acre…

Sat. Oct. 1st, 2016

In the Spirit of the Unknown: The Bozeman Paranormal Group

by Katie McGunagle

Autumn has brought early doses of biting wind and dark skies, and with it the preliminary Halloween displays of goblins, ghouls, and ghostly delights. It’s the season of the Witching Hour, but for the Bozeman Paranormal Group, ghosts…