Toni Kief


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Toni Kief, from a small Midwestern town and a family of high spirits and laughter. Presently lives in a small town in Washington state, she plans to stay for the view, trees, and friends. Her life story includes decades in Insurance claims as one of the first women outside casualty investigators. A longtime civil rights activist, she shares stories about lunches with politicians, leaders, and artists. Toni didn’t start writing until she was sixty years old as a challenge. She joined a writer’s group that specialized in flash fiction, presently she is writing novels. Toni prefers to write about people of “a certain age.” Finally retired she continues to gathers stories prime for embellishment in extraordinary situations. Toni is a founding director of The Writers Cooperative of the Pacific Northwest and is a driving force it the continued growth.