I start talking late, making word-sounds with my throat long before I open my mouth. When my lips and tongue begin to unfreeze, the progression of brain cancer locks my grandfather’s jaw in place....more
Katherine Scott Nelson is a writer, editor, and ongoing experiment. They have an MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and their stories and essays have appeared in Ninth Letter, make/shift, Whiskey Island, and more. Their novella Have You Seen Me was published by the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography. Born and raised in the Rust Belt, Scott lives in southern California. Follow them on Twitter @KScottNelson.