Tag Archives: Katherine Scott Crawford

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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Ode to a Lands’ End Coat

Dear Lands’ End: Tomorrow this coat is being donated to a coat drive at my 8 year-old daughter’s elementary school. It’s a big moment for me, and I have to say “thank you.” I was given this coat as a … Continue reading

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Our Undying Gratitude – Veteran’s Day 2021

Harry Truman, a veteran of World War I, in a broadcast to the Armed Forces in April of 1945: “Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have … Continue reading

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On Retreat: Why making time for ourselves as artists looks different for each of us

Over the course of my 20 years as a working writer, the idea of being “on retreat” has morphed into many different iterations. I’ve attended writers’ retreats chock full of activities like workshops, craft talks, writing prompts, and more–most wherein … Continue reading

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