Author of the article

Kathryn Kysar is the author of two books of poetry, Dark Lake and Pretend the World, and she edited the anthology Riding Shotgun: Women Write About Their Mothers. Her flash creative nonfiction has recently been published in The Mollyhouse, Slag Glass City, and Sleet. She performs with the Sonoglyph Collective, an improvisational poetry/jazz group, and can be found on Twitter @darklake.