From the bestselling author of Life of the Mind Interrupted come two new collections of essays.
“Refreshingly honest.” -Award-winning author Amy Impellizzeri
Katie’s Blog: Essays, News, Marginalia
:: Once, I was a knitter. I’m not anymore. The lifecycle of a knitter goes like this.
:: I’m not perfect. You’re not perfect. We’re all Okay. That’s what THE FREELANCE ACADEMIC is all about.
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.