“The Waitress” — This short story, inspired by my own experience as a waitress and single mother, was published in the inaugural issue of Rabble Lit, a magazine devoted to the publication of writing by and/or about working class people. The story received incredible praise and was selected as Longform’s Fiction Pick of the Week. You can read it here: https://rabblelit.com/2017/04/24/private-the-waitress-kai-harris/.
“For Jeannie” — This short fiction tells the story of a mother struggling with depression, and is a harrowing exploration of the unintended impacts of undiagnosed mental disorders. The story was published in The Hilltop Review, a publication of the Graduate Student Association at Western Michigan University. You can read it here: https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/hilltopreview/vol11/iss2/12 .