You’re supporting a writer who is a single mother in remote Appalachia. As a subscriber, you will receive four new pieces a month—two of which will be exclusive to paid subscribers— with ideas for art-making, home remedies, and Appalachian witchcraft (the kitchen kind) along with personal stories of surviving and staying creative in a wild and rural place.
I know how to stop headaches using trees, slow bleeding with a flower, re-grow scallions, and bake weeds from the backyard into a pie. I also know how to keep making, no matter what the world throws at you.
As a woman living alone with a child in an old house, I’ve been called many things, including witch. The world doesn’t like people who are different. But I do.