Memoir, Narrative Creative Nonfiction, Personal Essays, OWN stories and more.
Author: Author Catherine Vance
Catherine Vance lived for many years in Western North Carolina where this essay is set but she now resides in Houston, Texas. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Washington University in St. Louis and was a recipient of the Dobie-Paisano Award from the Texas Institute of Letters. She is a trained chaplain and attends Iliff School of Theology in Denver. Her debut novel, The Mountains Under Her Feet, was released in March 2023. Her poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction have appeared in Herstry, Visible Magazine, Talking Writing, Defunkt Magazine, Wraparound South, Sad Girls’ Club, Synkroniciti, Equinox, and elsewhere. Read some of her work and learn more about her at catherinevance.com.