Discover the World of Keowee Valley

Katherine Scott Crawford is an award-winning writer, newspaper columnist, and college English teacher. She’s the author of Keowee Valley, an historical adventure set in the Revolutionary-era Carolinas and in the Cherokee country.

“A glorious debut from a gifted author.”
-Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of Big Stone Gap and The Shoemaker’s Wife

Keowee Valley is a terrific first novel by Katherine Scott Crawford–a name that should be remembered.”
-Pat Conroy, bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and South of Broad

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New column: “Life–and parenthood–is bittersweet”

81F867BB-E15A-4D35-832A-10DF813E7D7CMy column this week in The Greenville News is about the bittersweet experience of taking my older daughter to camp, among other things.

Sure hope y’all enjoy! To read, click here.

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New column: “We should all enjoy the tastes of summer”

summerfoodHi, all!

My column this week in The Greenville News is all about the scrumptious, seasonal, fresh food of summer. I hope you enjoy–and that you’re hungry.

To read, click here.

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New column: “Why we put out our flags”

flagMy column over the Fourth of July/ Independence Day week was about all the many, and different, reasons we Americans put out our flags.

I tried to post it last week, but was at a mountain lake with spotty Internet access. I sure hope you all had a wonderful Independence Day holiday. Happy Belated Birthday, America!

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New column: “Birthdays”

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My column this week in The Greenville News is all about birthdays, aging, being willing to play, and my husband.

I hope y’all enjoy! And I hope everyone has a safe and happy Fourth of July holiday. Hooray for Independence!

To read, click here.

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I’ve joined Instagram!

instagramWell, I did it. I bit the bullet. Leapt atop the bandwagon.

I’m now on Instagram. My handle is thewritingscott.

I’ll be posted pics of my life, work, books, mountains, family, and anything that honestly strikes my creative fancy. If you’re already on Instagram, I hope you’ll find me there.

 

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New column: “Keepers”

My column this week in The Greenville News is, well, about my file cabinet. And what I found when I finally cleaned it out.

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New column: “Approaching June with realism and hope”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about my high hopes for June, despite the quicksilver month’s inevitable roadblocks. Ah, Summer: How to make reality line up with dream?

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New column: “Things to remember about the Pisgah National Forest”

21373585-fern-with-moss-on-a-log-in-pisgah-national-forestMy column this week in The Greenville News is filled with tips for those thinking about heading into the forest this summer. In my case, the Pisgah National Forest, which rims the town where I live: a mecca for hikers, backpackers, campers, bikers, climbers, paddlers and horseback riders. But really, these are tips, I like to think, good for any national park or national forest you may visit this summer.

I hope you enjoy the column! To read, click here.

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New column: “Parenthood is a constant battle between holding on and letting go”

With my baby

With my baby

My column this week in The Greenville News was a doozy to write, mostly because I kept sniffling back the tears. It’s about bunkbeds, shared rooms, rocking chairs, and the brutal, beautiful life work of parenting. I hope y’all enjoy it.

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New column: “Road trip wisdom from a three-year-old”

10-stress-free-road-trip-1Hi, all!

My column this week in The Greenville News is all about road trips, the simple things, and the wisdom of three-year-olds. I hope you enjoy!

To read, click here.

 

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