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Katrina Prow

Katrina Prow lives and writes in Santa Maria, California. Her writing has recently appeared in Taco Bell Quarterly, decomP, The Journal, Pithead Chapel, Redivider, Passages North, and elsewhere. She holds a PhD in Creative Writing, Fiction, from Texas Tech University, and she currently teaches Creative Writing at California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo. Her writing has been supported by residencies at Yaddo and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Read more of her published work at


“When I flick the light on, my ceiling hangs open, a wide mouth.” After her bedroom springs a leak, an English professor tries to help a struggling student.

Katrina Prow