November 20, 2017

Kailey Tedesco: Congratulations on winning our first ever fiction contest! What were some of your major inspirations when writing “Bell Weather”?

Catherine Moore: Thank you! This narrative began after a conversation with a friend about the stereotype of “child-less” wom...

November 13, 2017


Sometimes when the room is made of oak 


                   and I am made of flesh

the room and I mix like...

September 11, 2017

Where’s my independence?

1947 brought a different independence

Than the novella in my head:

Where heroines dressed like themselves

But were accorded the valor of heroes.

Where an aimless drifter was a woman with matted hair

But the word “witch” did not exist in village air



Baby-making season has come and gone, again.

Young women who drank Moscato and complained

of glass ceilings have become heavy breasted,

their children’s dinner always within reach.

As a child, I dreamt of babies, bottles, booties.

There was a flow chart with marriage a...

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