Flash Anthology: Caring for Our Aging Parents


As one of the 1/4 of adults in their 40’s or 50’s caring for an aging parent, I have found strength and hope in stories about the ups and downs of caregiving. I’m pitching an anthology of flash-length stories (1,500 words or less), fiction and nonfiction, on the topic.

While pitching the anthology, I launched One Wild Ride in September 2022. It is a limited-run literary journal for stories on the same topic, initially only running reprints.

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Write Flash About Caregiving

UPDATE: Registration for the February 11 class is OPEN! Click here to sign up. I offer a class on writing about caring for our aging parents. Thank you to the Crow Collective for the opportunity to gather, read, and write about caregiving! Registration for the February workshop is OPEN! Sign up here. As the caregiver…

Reading List: Our Aging Parents

Artists, journalists, researchers, and caretakers tackle the issue of caring for our aging parents in their work. Here are just a handful of links to some of that reading and watching. This list is regularly updated as a part of One Wild Ride and the Caring for Our Aging Parents anthology project. Research, Data &…