Kea Krause

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Kea Krause is a writer living in New York.  Her work has appeared in The Atlantic,  Lapham's Quarterly, The Believer, The Toast, VICE and Broadly, among other media outlets,  and has been anthologized in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016 and The Best American Travel Writing 2016.  She  holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Columbia University, where she taught undergraduate creative writing.


Cover Photo: In this close up photo of a candle,  we see a thick blue candle and it's tiny blue flame, and a thick wisp of white smoke fading into the black background.
It Comes in Threes: Superstition, Ritual, and Action in 2020

If you feel more spiritual or superstitious than usual, it’s because you are.

Sep 29, 2020
Cover Photo: Photo by Christopher Michel/flickr
“Mad, or Wicked, or Both”: Women Seeking the South Pole

It wasn’t just that Antarctica was no place for women—it was expressly a place for men.

May 30, 2018
Cover Photo: image via Chris Barbalis/unsplash
Disfiguration: How to Locate the Soul in Your New Face

Here is how the story of your new face begins.

Dec 21, 2017