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.

Stay tuned to this space for more information — or sign up for e-mail updates here.


Write Flash About Caregiving

UPDATE: Registration for the February 11 class opens in January. Follow me on Twitter or sign up for my email list to receive the link! 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! Stay tuned […]

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 & […]