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Kathryn Waring, Essayist

Kathryn Waring is an essayist and multimedia writer based in Hamilton, Ontario. Her essays & criticism have appeared in Essay Daily, The Normal School, The Rumpus, and American Literary Review, among others. She is a recent graduate of the MFA program at the University of Pittsburgh, where she taught creative writing and digital storytelling, and is currently a PhD student in Communication, New Media, & Cultural Studies at McMaster University. At present, she is at work on her first book, which examines the history of America’s first epileptic colony, her family’s experience with epilepsy, and the ways in which we remember (or don’t) the history surrounding us.

Recent Publications

"Searching for 360," Gandy Dancer

"The Case for Lyric Journalism," Essay Daily

"Only Obligation," The Normal School

"Appendix: How to Begin," American Literary Review

Digital Work

Kecksburg—The Roswell of PA
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