Katherine Robb writes about various aspects of life's suffering and how a deeper understanding of each other and ourselves can help create lives of connection and beauty despite such suffering. She is a former BigLaw corporate attorney who worked in Silicon Valley before spending time in the world of alcoholic-beverage law. Her legal scholarly work on identity knowledge and prison sexual assault has been cited by the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the Iowa Court of Appeals, the US Department of Justice and numerous scholars. Her fiction and non-fiction have been published in the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row Journal, Gray’s Sporting Journal, The Butter/The Toast, Hobart, Blue Fifth Review, Jenny, Tincture Journal, River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative, and New York University Annual Survey of American Law. She has completed a novel, HOW TO BREAK A HORSE, and a linked short story collection, WOMEN WE COULD BE. Currently she is working on a narrative piece about PTSD.
Samples of her writing can be found through the following links:
A story about mother-daughter relationships and generational changes toward feminism
A story about the spark of love between two women
A flash piece about dealing with the immediate aftermath of a father's suicide
An essay about the 2016 US Presidential election and what it means for women & their daughters