The Red Eft: January/February 2023
The latest issue of my newsletter, the Red Eft, is available here. It features fellow writer and brain injury advocate Kelly Lang, some tasty recipes and reading recommendations to help you make it through the rest of winter, an owl fact from Zoe, and more!
Latest for Insider Parenting: I Regret Not Questioning My Lactation Consultant Sooner
My latest essay for Insider Parenting is live here. It's about my traumatic experience nursing my first daughter, how I wished I had questioned my lactation consultant sooner, and how I eventually learned to advocate for myself and my daughters.
The Red Eft November/December 2022
My latest newsletter is here with updates, recipes, the lovely Sofia Ali-Khan and her new book, a tree fact from Z, and much more!
River Teeth's Beautiful Things
I'm so happy to share that my brief essay, "On Massachusetts General Hospital Reaching Out to Schedule your Covid-19 Vaccine," was featured in River Teeth's Beautiful Things today. I've admired this collection for years, and it's wonderful to contribute to it.
Pushcart Nomination: Winter Song
I'm honored to share that Farmer-ish has nominated my essay, Winter Song, for a Pushcart Prize. Here's the first part of editor Crystal Sands' introduction to the nominations for 2022, and you can read all the wonderful nominees' work (and the rest of Crystal's kind words) here.
The latest issue of my newsletter, The Red Eft, is here. It feature's Todd Nelson's new book, the best blueberry breakfast cake recipe ever, some new publications, and a snow leopard fact from Zoe, among other delights. You can read the issue here.
In all the chaos of the last couple weeks, I forgot to share my latest poem, Chambers, published by Thimble Literary Magazine last month. Fall 2022 Vol. 5 No. 2 is here.
Cover Image: Little Gray Cloud by Howie Good
I was delighted when I discovered Five Minutes. They publish micro memoirs of 100 words about five minutes in one's life. My piece, This Year, was published this week.
For the past year and a half, my family has been struggling with the aftermath of long COVID. Last week, I published this essay, Parenting with Long COVID Is the Nightmare No One Talks About, in Tiny Beans. It was a hard topic to explore, but I hope other families affected by Long COVID and other devastating chronic illnesses feel a little less alone when they read it.
Sarah Kilch Gaffney lives and writes on a little piece of land in Maine.