Katherine Dykstra



Siena, The Common (October 2015)

   Included in the "Notables" section of Best American Essays 2016 guest-
   edited by Jonathan Franzen

Good Enough, Brain, Child (Winter 2015)

My child is here, but my body is still not my own, The Washington Post
(October 2014)

Follow the Wind, Shenandoah (Fall 2014)

Like Held Breath, Crab Orchard Review (Spring 2014)

   Finalist, John Guyon Literary Prize

   Included in the "Notables" section of Best American Essays 2015 guest-
   edited by Ariel Levy

An Essay Like Mousetrap, Essay Daily (January 2014)

The Hard Way, Real Simple (February 2013)

   Third place winner, Life Lessons Essay Contest

A Place for Everything, Appalachia Journal (Winter 2012)

   First place winner, Waterman Fund Essay Contest

Sum of His Parts, Gulf Coast (Winter/Spring 2012)

Three O'Clock High, Mr. Beller's Neighborhood (November 2008)

Beneath the City's Skirt, Pology (June 2008)

Literary Laryngitis, Poets and Writers (December 2007)

In, From the Outside, 20 Something Essays by 20 Something Writers
(Random House, 2006)


Hard Wired: Emily Bazelon, Guernica (March 2013)

Parts and Partial: Stephanie Coontz, Guernica (September 2011)

Taking Feminism's Pulse: Stephanie Staal, Guernica (February 2011)

On the Emancipation of Women: Sheryl WuDunn, Guernica (January 2010)

Cracked, Not Shattered: Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Guernica
(August 2008)