About Cara Howard

Cara Howard

Cara Howard lives near Indianapolis, Indiana with her husband, two children, and quirky three-year-old cavapoo. When she’s not shuttling kids to their activities, she spends her time reading, writing, walking, and knitting. Her work has been featured in The Windhover and the anthology The Order of Us. Her essay, “Contraction,” is excerpted from her upcoming memoir about her search for meaning and her lost self in the midst of motherhood.

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July 19th, 2022 | by Cara Howard

It dawned on me: I’d been crowded out of my own home. Even worse, I’d participated in my own disappearance

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