Katharine Coldiron

Katharine Coldiron is the author of Ceremonials, an SPD Bestseller. Her work has appeared in Ms., the Washington Post, Conjunctions, LARB, and many other places. Find her at kcoldiron.com and on Twitter @ferrifrigida

Melodrama-Rama: Local Feelings

by | June 7, 2022

A few weekends ago I drove to the teeny beach town of Oceano. I had received a tip that, somewhere on California’s Central Coast, someone was performing live melodramas.

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Melodrama-Rama: Where Do I Begin?

by | May 5, 2022

Katharine Coldiron's new column Melodrama-Rama takes readers on a beguiling tour of the world of melodrama.

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