Catherine LaSota

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Catherine LaSota is the founder of the LIC Reading Series in Long Island City, Queens. Her essays and interviews appear in Vice, Electric Literature, Literary Hub, and The Brooklyn Rail, among other places. Follow her on Twitter @catherinelasota

Stories

Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
The Productive Artist-Mother

How becoming a parent helped me set more reasonable creative goals.

Mar 28, 2017
Cover Photo: "Fragile Goddess," Louise Bourgeois, 2002, Photo: Christopher Burke
Changing Body, Changing Perceptions

Having a child made me aware of my body and how my physicality plays a role in my creative life.

Feb 28, 2017
Cover Photo: Photo by D. Billy / flickr
Becoming an Artist and a Parent in NYC

“In many ways, I’m back where I started—except now I’m almost twenty years older, and I have a kid.”

Jan 31, 2017
Cover Photo: Azzy/photo by Catherine LaSota
Annie Dillard, Azzy, and Me: On Motherhood and Loss

“I was left dazed and sad and missing my cat while tending to a newborn.”

Dec 21, 2016
Cover Photo: photo by Quinn Dombrowski/flickr
How to Be a (Sober) Pregnant Woman in America

“Having been alive as a woman for several decades in the United States, I was not shocked by the control being exerted on women’s bodies.”

Jul 06, 2016
Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
15 Minutes with Gabriel

Kayaking, Bill Murray, and Christmas trees in New York.

Dec 22, 2015
Cover Photo: I Took My Marriage to Burning Man by Catherine LaSota
I Took My Marriage to Burning Man

“Burning Man has a funny way of pointing out your fears.”

Oct 15, 2015