Katie Gutierrez

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Katie Gutierrez lives in San Antonio, Texas, with her husband, one-year-old daughter, and two dogs. Katie has an MFA from Texas State University, and her fiction and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Catapult, Washington Post, Lit Hub, Motherwell, and more. She is working on a novel while her baby naps. Find her on Twitter @katie_gutz.

Stories

Cover Photo: Photograph by Aris Sfakianakis/Unsplash
Con Suerte He Will Sleep Another Hour

Her mother had never curved a cool hand around Marilinda’s cheek and promised, Mijita, your life will be swollen with love.

Apr 12, 2019
Cover Photo: Illustration by Isabelle Laureta for Catapult
I Named My Daughter After the Woman I Wish She Could Have Met

Something unexpected cracks me open every year: Tonight, it was my daughter, recognizing the name I’d given her because I couldn’t give her the woman herself.

Nov 21, 2018
Cover Photo: photo by Michael Krigsman/flickr
When Cancer Runs in Your Family

In my frightened mind, so many people in my family had been reduced to that one word.

Mar 14, 2017