Katrina Stonoff
Katrina Stonoff

A Note from Katrina

Hey, there! You a reader? Me too. Books were my best friends for most of my childhood, so naturally I grew up wanting to write novels. Nice to meet you!

I usually write upmarket women’s fiction (with a dark streak of humor because laughing keeps a girl from crying, yanno?). But right now I’m focused on a dystopian novel about a world where truth is a rare, marketable commodity. Next up is a memoir about my uneasy relationship with my larger-than-life father.

Let’s keep in touch, ‘kay? Follow me on Twitter if you don’t mind political posts and/or on Facebook for more personal interaction.

What I'm Writing

Researching the topics of my memoir, A Thousand Cuts, about being raised by parents like mine (really good people who were unable to show me love and approval) and my quest to learn how to parent my own children with love.

What I'm Reading

The Overstory by Richard Powers. I was absolutely bewitched by Powers’ latest novel, Bewilderment, so of course I had to read his Pulitzer-winning book. The only reason it’s taken me this long to start is that my husband got to it first, so I to wait for him to finish it.


What I'm Doing

Recovering from an illness that apparently is Covid-19, despite the fact that I was pretty much over it before I tested positive. You can read the blog posts for more information if you like

Latest Blog

Covid in the House, Day 7

January 19, 2022

I spoke too soon. After six days of testing negative for Covid, after five days of feeling sick but progressively improving, I thought I was off the hook. Other than tiring easily, I felt fine. I thought wrong. This morning I tested positive.  I don’t know what to think. I feel fine, though I wear out quickly. My cough is almost gone. I’ve sneezed a couple of times, but otherwise the congestion is cleared up. I had a bit of a headache earlier. But that’s it. I don’t even have a fever, and never did—and fever is the one symptom everyone with omicron…

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