Katie’s Blog: Essays, News, Marginalia
Succeeding Outside the Academy Shines a Light on Failure, Too: A Conversation between Baker and Pryal
:: In short, with Succeeding Outside The Academy, I wanted to create the book that I needed when I was changing careers.
:: Here are nine dynamite books by women set in and around Los Angeles, recommended by a nine women writers who are dynamite in their own right.
:: She forced me to reckon with every word I put down on the page. I didn’t understand what words were until that writing workshop. I was nineteen years old.
:: You can choose to write nothing about your kids, which is a fine choice, or you can write about your kids with utter kindness, respect, and gratitude. And even then, you must be careful.
:: I’m not here to change your mind. I just want to make the world a better place.
:: The theme of this month’s book review column is writing the world we want into existence, or, writing the white supremacist patriarchy out of it.*
:: I woke up this morning to the most bizarre news story. I mean, truly bizarre.
:: I really didn’t want to. But how can I not? How can I not? Someone has to write about rape.
:: Last week, some friends and I launched a magazine to give disability writers a place to publish their work that doesn’t quite fit normate expectations.
:: Watching post-partum Serena Williams play at Wimbledon is the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen.
:: I’ve spent the last 13 days dizzy, cognitively impaired, and afraid.
:: I have some book reviews for you all! I got heat stroke at a tennis tournament and have been sitting on my butt for two weeks, so I’ve been READING A LOT. Good for me, and GOOD FOR YOU. Let’s get this book review party started!