Katherine DunnKATHERINE DUNN wrote about and reported on the sport of boxing beginning in 1981. Her prize-winning boxing journalism appeared in many publications, from The Ring and KO Magazine, to Vogue, Esquire and Playboy. Her column, Punch Lines, ran weekly in the Skanner Newspaper in Portland and Seattle from 1982 to 1995. She was the associate editor of cyberboxingzone.com, an internet boxing encyclopedia and magazine.
In 1987, Dunn and two colleagues wrote the original legislation to create the state commission that regulates, boxing, wrestling, and the martial arts in the state of Oregon. In 2004, Dunn and photographer Jim Lommasson won the Lange-Taylor Documentary Prize for their work on the book "Shadow Boxers."
Dunn's third novel, "Geek Love," was a finalist for the 1898 National Book Award. She was also the author of the novels "Attic" and "Truck." She lived and worked in Portland, Oregon.