Molly Fisk is the author of the essay collections "Using Your Turn Signal Promotes World Peace," "Blow-Drying a Chicken," and "Houston, We Have a Possum" (forthcoming in November, 2016) as well as the poetry collections "The More Difficult Beauty," "Listening to Winter," "Terrain" (co-author) and "Salt Water Poems." Her essays have aired weekly as part of the News Hour of KVMR-FM Nevada City, CA since 2005. Fisk has been awarded grants by the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. She's currently Poet Laureate of KVMR in Nevada City and Hell's Backbone Grill in Boulder, UT. Fisk works as a life coach in the Skills for Change tradition and owns Poetry Boot Camp. Visit her at mollyfisk.com.
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Molly Fisk: Going Gray

By Molly Fisk
I don’t have political opinions about women dying their hair — I think women are given a raw deal in this world and whatever makes them feel good about themselves is allowed.
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Molly Fisk: House Shame

By Molly Fisk
Tomorrow, a long-time friend from college is coming to visit. I'm trying hard not to have a fit. You know, one of those fits about how my house isn't presentable, my life isn't presentable, and I should never let anyone come over.
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Molly Fisk: Sleeping Beauty

By Molly Fisk
It turns out all that lost sleep had sort of ruined my life, though it happened so slowly I didn't notice. Regaining things is the revelation. The more sleep I get, the smarter I am.
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Molly Fisk: Appreciation 101

By Molly Fisk
If someone's smile just made your day, tell them! If you appreciate your kid being ready for school in the morning, your spouse getting home on time for dinner, your dog not chasing the cat, say so.
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Molly Fisk: Author, Author!

By Molly Fisk
As a woman, I know what systemic oppression feels like. By telling you about my book launch, I'm aiming to celebrate daily life and protect my equilibrium so I can figure out how to handle what comes next.
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Molly Fisk: Reindeer

By Molly Fisk
An e-mail has been circulating suggesting Santa’s reindeer are female. This is supposedly why he makes it to everyone’s house in one night: female reindeer aren’t afraid to ask for directions.
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