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Kate Heartfield

“Sometimes we feel locked into certain ways of doing things because it serves someone's interest to make us feel locked in.”


Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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What do you do?

I write about history and politics, often through the lens of speculative fiction.


I am interested in how humanity got to this place in its history, and the stories we tell and retell.

What should we read?

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke