My Brother, My Self

In this personal essay, Katie Prout tries to untangle the story of her brother’s complicated, life-long battle with alcoholism against the backdrop of her family’s history of addiction.

Source: Longreads
Published: Dec 14, 2018
Length: 25 minutes (6,270 words)

Going Hungry at the Most Prestigious MFA in America

When the director of her MFA writing program advises her not to pursue a part-time job to help pay the bills, Katie Prout starts visiting the local food bank out of necessity.

Source: LitHub
Published: Oct 9, 2018
Length: 15 minutes (3,898 words)