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From the bestselling author of Life of the Mind Interrupted come two new collections of essays.

“Refreshingly honest.” -Award-winning author Amy Impellizzeri

The Freelance Academic: Available Now :: Even If You’re Broken: Coming Fall of 2019

Cover of The Freelance Academic

Cover of Even If You're Broken

Katie’s Blog: Essays, News, Marginalia

How To Write A Holiday Love Story

How To Write A Holiday Love Story

When my publisher told me they wanted me to write a love story set around the winter holidays, and “Oh, it needs a happy ending”—I felt like I was standing barefoot and under-supplied at the bottom of a very tall, very rocky mountain that I had to climb if I ever wanted to eat cheese again.
I Have Some Questions

I Have Some Questions

:: How did an exhibit full of video of people taken without their permission slip through the museum's curatorial board?