Featured Friday | Meet Kay Holten

post-tatFem: What has been your favorite piece to write and why?

Kay Holten: My favorite piece to write was probably a creative essay called “The Humanatee of My Shaved Head” that compared the habits of manatees to having a buzzcut as a woman. When I was writing it, I got into this flow state where everything on the Wikipedia page for manatees connected with my experiences. And I learned so much about manatees! The downside to telling people about this piece is that they then ask me for a manatee fact, and I’ve forgotten all my manatee facts. Except that they spend twelve hours a day eating and twelve sleeping — what a life! Continue reading “Featured Friday | Meet Kay Holten”