Tag: deeply rooted

“Reading Lessons” | Story Warren

This past week, while I was exploring the Washington Coast with my family and ignoring the internet, my poem “Reading Lessons” appeared on the most wonderful Story Warren. As always, their blog is worth a long perusal, […]

“A Letter to My Daughter About Beauty” | Deeply Rooted

Some essays start as a note scribbled in the margin of my grocery list; others arrive as a complete draft, written swiftly and sloppily on the pages of my composition book. But a few begin […]

Deeply Rooted Magazine | Issue 5: Life

As I write, it is 8:46 pm, and someone’s child is having a meltdown outside. Earlier today, it was my child wailing in the front yard (first one, then another, and eventually all three—for three […]

“How I Learned to Love Love Stories” | Deeply Rooted

It used to be that mysteries and love stories were my two least favorite forms of fiction. But Flavia de Luce and Sherlock Holmes won me over to mysteries, just as—well. If you’d like to read about […]

Deeply Rooted Magazine | Issue 4: Root

I have an aversion to reading birth stories on the internet. It’s not that I don’t care about birth stories—quite the opposite, in fact. I love hearing them told in person, when I can watch […]

Deeply Rooted Magazine | Issue 3: Branch

The new issue of Deeply Rooted is here! And inside it, you’ll find a little something special: If you remember how much I admire JJ Heller, then you can guess how thrilled I was to have the opportunity to […]

“At the Threshold of the Day” | Deeply Rooted

This week—the last week of my summer vacation—I get to share my favorite post from elsewhere with you (favorite, because I’m hugely biased and not at all humble). You see, Deeply Rooted has accepted a handful […]

Deeply Rooted Magazine | Issue 2: Plant

I hope you know by now that I’m not interested in selling things to you. The books on this blog have turned up in libraries and secondhand bookstores, on the shelves of friends and as gifts. […]

Eight Cousins | Louisa May Alcott

One of  the quirks about having only daughters is that, unless you happen to have a pack of boy cousins handy, your girls might find the behavior of boys a bit shocking. You see, our […]