Katie Hartsock

Katie Hartsock is the author of Bed of Impatiens, from Able Muse Press. Recent poems appear or are forthcoming in Poetry, the Threepenny Review, 32 Poems, the Kenyon Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Birmingham Poetry Review, and elsewhere. Originally from Youngstown, Ohio, she teaches at Oakland University in Michigan, where she lives with her husband and two young sons.

The Vindicator

“You’ll have to go to Salem and sprain your ankle,” / my mother wrote on the clipping from the Vindicator. . . .