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I Take Heart: May Newsletter

Hi, all. My May 2022 newsletter has launched, just a wee bit late (because: life). This one’s about the books and podcasts keeping me sane during an inordinately tough spring. I may refer to Hamlet. It’s also about the zombie-walk … Continue reading

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For your Spring reading: The Lost Book of Eleanor Dare

Hi, all, I know it’s been a minute. If you’ve been following me on Instagram, where I tend to spend most of my social media time, you’ll know that lately I’ve been shouting to the rooftops about my dear friend … Continue reading

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Real Ways to Help in the Ukraine

We planted this metal sunflower just beside our front stoop. It’s our little family symbol of solidarity with the Ukrainian people as they continue to stand against a brutal, unjust war. This morning, after dropping off my free, safe, healthy … Continue reading

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Katherine Scott Crawford wins North Carolina Poetry Society’s Thomas H. McDill Award

Ha. Writing that title above in the third person gives me the giggles. But, I get to announce this: My poem, “Litchfield Beach,” was awarded First Place in the North Carolina Poetry Society’s 2022 Pinesong Awards (the Thomas H. McDill … Continue reading

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Professional development looks different here

Oh, we had a glorious Academic Writing Retreat at Earthshine Lodge. Professional development looks different here.  For any academic writers, on the university or college level, who write–or who need to write–I sure hope you’ll join us next time. We … Continue reading

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Hey, y’all. My name is Katherine (a reintroduction)

    Hot damn, I have 2,000 followers on Instagram! Please allow me to reintroduce myself. My name is Katherine. I have others, depending on who you are and how long you’ve known me. I take nicknames seriously: using them is a … Continue reading

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Winter Academic Writing Retreat – Feb. 16-18, 2022

Calling all academic writers, or academics-who-also-write: Join us for the Winter Academic Writing Retreat at beautiful Earthshine Lodge, February 16 – 18, 2022. Lodging, meals, guided hikes, wood-burning fires, professional (optional) workshops/breakout sessions, and more. Click the link for all … Continue reading

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New Year, New Book

Just before the new year, two things happened for me. 1.) After my first visit to the optometrist in seven years, I got glasses.  My vision used to be perfect–I was the girl who read the street signs or saw … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice Poem

Welcome, winter. I love the cold season. There is something in it that calls to my bones, makes a singing sound down deep that only I can hear. What better way to welcome the season than with a Wendell Berry … Continue reading

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