Katie’s Blog: Essays, News, Marginalia
:: Marvelous photos of a book event, where I was joined by fellow Tall Poppy Writers Kristy Woodson Harvey and Susan Bishop Crispell.
:: “Make time for your writing!” everyone says. “Prioritize yourself!” Oh sure, I’ll get right on that.
:: When I see the vultures in our neighborhood, I don’t think of death or scary things. I think of change.
:: Three years ago, I wrote a column for a magazine about hiding my psychiatric disability because I feared for my job in higher education.
:: Our gun problem is not a mental health problem. … Scapegoating works when a group is small and already vulnerable. People with major mental illnesses make up a small portion of our population, and they are among our most vulnerable.
:: “A poignant and layered narrative about the universal desire for something so elusive—a safe place to fall.”