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Kate Orland Bere celebrates and chronicles a natural world fast disappearing.

Kate Orland Bere
Author

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FREIGHT:
A STORY COMPILATION

PROLOGUE

A twelve-story fiction collection, Freight focuses on the phenomenon of trauma. Whether gothic, whimsical, surreal, or satiric, Freight’s stories explore the complexity of human ethical and sometimes political dilemmas – investigating the effects of traumatic, troubling events from disparate, often disturbing, perspectives.

KATE'S BLOG POSTS

The force of the imagination reveals pathways for inventing a personal future where joy and passion are possible.

What can we choose to do in our lives to build a life of contribution, of intellectual growth, of growth in integrity?

SPEAKER SERIES

Writer / speaker Kate Orland Bere is offering keynote speeches of 20 – 30 minutes focused on the following topics: 

  1. Why Writers Write: Defining Purpose
  2. Why the Practice of Career Mindfulness is Critical to Your Career Growth
  3. The Environmental Movement: Why We Must All Step Up
  4. Trauma & Healing: Building Resilience
  5. Complicated Grief & PTSD: A Journey to Embrace
  6. Widowhood, Resilience, & Satire
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POETRY & MICRO-FICTION

Swallowed Whole

the fastest way, he says

is through the front door

through the front door I went and

it ate me engulfed me tore out my entrails

spat me on the wall with the horses

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ESSAYS

The Age of Bewilderment: Yuval Noah Harari & 21 Lessons for the 21st Century 

By Kate Orland Bere – Copyright November, 2020

A detailed summary essay & critique based on Yuval Noah Harari’s 21 Lessons for the 21st Century [Published in 2018 by Signal, an imprint of Mclelland & Stewart Ltd, Canada.]