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GUN FACT

May 2004 marks the first Million Mom March since 2000; CA-based MMM founder Mary Leigh Blek lost her 19-year-old son to a random New York City shooting.

GUN MYTH

An attentive mother or teacher can predict a Columbine-style massacre. Two detailed federal studies found few commonalties among teen shooters. More than 75% didn\'t tell adults they knew of such plans.

About the Author

Canadian-born Caitlin Kelly has been a professional writer and editor for over 20 years and lives in the New York City area.

BIO AND EXPERIENCE

Caitlin Kelly, a reporter for the New York Daily News, has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Glamour, Penthouse, New York and many other publications in Canada, the U.S. and Europe.

A former reporter at The Globe and Mail and the Montreal Gazette, in 1998 she won a Canadian National Magazine Award for humor. She has been a Poynter Institute fellow, a fellow with Journalists in Europe and a three-time fellow at the Knight Center for Specialized Journalism.

She has taught at New York University, Pace University, Concordia University, Marymount College and the Hudson Valley Writers' Center. She has been a guest speaker at the American Society of Journalists and Authors annual conference, The College Media Association, The Newswomen's Club of New York, Mediabistro.com and the Hartford Writers' Conference.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For additional information on Caitlin Kelly, visit her website at http://www.caitlinkelly.com.

Caitlin Kelly