Caroline Shannon Karasik

Instructor & Writer
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Caroline Shannon Karasik’s work has appeared in The Cut, Tonic, Narratively, and other publications. She is currently an instructor at Catapult and an MFA candidate in Antioch University’s creative writing program. Caroline lives in Pittsburgh with her husband, daughter, and five adopted cats. You can find her on Instagram @carolineshannonkarasik and Twitter @CSKarasik. Her website is


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Cover Photo: This photograph shows a blood moon rising above highways, a bridge, and some telephone wires. The trees and grass are green, the sky is a deep purple, and the moon is bright red,
Excerpt from “Imperfect Orbit”

This excerpted essay was written by Caroline Shannon Karasik in Chloe Caldwell’s 12-Month Essay Collection Generator