Catherine (Clemens) Sevenau

An irreverent humorist and astute storyteller, Catherine reflects on her journey with humor, courage and grace as she invites you along in an exploration of feelings and shared experiences. She is a monthly columnist for the Sonoma Valley Sun and a radio host Tuesday evenings on KSVY 91.3: Speakeasy with Catherine Sevenau.  Sign up for her weekly chronicle (below right). Read more


With clarity and perspective, Sevenau embraces the events of her early years—that what occurred happened for her, not to her—and transforms a bewildering and fractured childhood into a life well lived. These twenty passages from Behind These Doors, A Family Memoir are a poignant and captivating taste of her first book. Available in paperback, eBook, and audio. Read more


Wisdom, tears, and laugh-out-loud joy rush at you from Queen Bee, a compilation of short stories that offers something for everyone. The queen of her own existence, Catherine shares her rollercoaster journey of reflections, experiences, and family; you may nod and sigh with recognition. Join her, as life, with its continual barrage of rude awakenings, is always a ride! Paperback and eBook. Read more

Queen Bee Book Launch video, courtesy of Judy Baker, Brandvines

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