Katie Orphan travels to Pittsburgh and traces Nellie Bly's early career from feminist writer to journalist.
Drinking with the Ghost
Drinking with the Ghost: Jack Kerouac in Big Sur, CA
Katie Orphan follows the path of Jack Kerouac northward along California's winding coastline.
Drinking with the Ghost: John Fante in Los Angeles, CA
Katie Orphan heads to LA's famous King Eddy Saloon to reflect upon the works of John Fante and the changing landscape of Downtown Los Angeles.
Drinking with the Ghost: Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen in Portugal
On a recent trip to Porto, Portugal Katie Orphan reads and reflects on Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen's collection of short stories, "Exemplary Tales."
Drinking with the Ghost: Mark Twain in Virginia City, Nevada
Katie Orphan communes with the spirit of Mark Twain in Virginia City, Nevada, where Twain worked for the local newspaper.
Drinking with the Ghost: Alice Dunbar-Nelson in New Orleans
Katie Orphan visits the French Quarter of New Orleans to visit with the ghost of Alice Dunbar-Nelson.
Drinking with the Ghost: Rainer Maria Rilke at Café Sperl
Katie Orphan has a coffee at Café Sperl in Vienna with Rainer Maria Rilke and his "Letters to a Young Poet," for her series Drinking with the Ghost.
Drinking with the Ghost: Raymond Chandler at Musso and Frank’s
Katie Orphan writes for her new series "Drinking with the Ghost," about communing with Raymond Chandler at Musso and Frank’s Grill in Hollywood.