Listener Essay - The Mountain of Artichokes

Albany, NY – Kathy Curto lives in Cold Spring with her husband, their four children and one big dog. Her writing has been published in Lumina, The Mom Egg, The Beacon Dispatch, The Journal News and the PCNR. Her work has also been featured on NPR, as well as in live performances of The Art Garden, Letters to Our Ancestors, and Mamapalooza. Kathy is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and Hunter School of Social Work and in 2006 she was awarded the Kathryn Gurfein Writing Fellowship of Sarah Lawrence College. She has taught writing at Empire State College and is an Adjunct Professor of Sociology at St. Thomas Aquinas College.