Kat Savino

Kat Savino


Kat Savino holds an MFA from Columbia University. Her fiction, poetry and essays have appeared in various publications including: Narratively, Apogee, DIAGRAM, and the Los Angeles Review. She recently placed third in Prism International’s Essay contest. She is working on a hybrid memoir about the trauma of neglect and the human need for touch.  

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I’m A 39-Year-Old Who Wants Stuffed Animals — And I'm Not Ashamed 

I don’t typically lie to a date (or in general), but I was ashamed of my desire for wanting stuffed animals as an adult in my late thirties.