Sketch Book Reviews: White Magic by Elissa Washuta


White Magic, written by Elissa Washuta and released on April 27 from Tin House, is an inventive and raw collection of hybrid essays about trauma and trying to find where one belongs. Throughout the collection, Washuta plays with form in ways that both challenge the reader (in the best way) and excites them while never straying away from difficult topics and hard truths. 


Kateri Kramer is a writer, illustrator, and book designer from Colorado. She has an MFA in creative writing from the Mile High MFA at Regis University. Her writing has been published in Axon Creative Explorations, Barren Magazine, and 5x5, among others. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the Rocky Mountains, fly fishing, rock climbing, ceramics, and art. Her art and writing can be found at or on Instagram at @OscarWildeKat. More from this author →