Writer. Professor. Essayist
Natalie Serianni is a Seattle-based writer, award-winning college instructor, and mother of two. Her personal essays have appeared in HuffPost, Insider, SheKnows, Motherwell, The Manifest-Station, ParentMap, Today's Parent, The Keepthings, Literary Mama, and Ruminate Magazine, among others. Her HuffPost essay was twice included in Memoir Monday, and she's been interviewed by National Geographic, CrossCut, and Care.com.
Her work was chosen for SEA the City's Nevertheless: A Storytelling Salon, and she has been a guest editor at the Wild Words Collective. She also teaches Introduction to Personal Essay and Pitching courses.
In addition to writing for magazines, wellness and lifestyle blogs, she's at work on a memoir about motherless motherhood, fractured living, and the difficulty of letting go of our mothers while seeing them in everything.
Her essay, "Subtle Shifts" was featured in the upcoming Anthology, Pandemic Midlife Crisis: GenX Women on the Brink available below.
We Teach Our Kids It's OK to be Brave + Scared. We Need that Lesson, Too.
MotherUntitled | June 2022
Twenty Years After My Mother's Death, I Still Can't Make Her Breakfast Casserole
Motherwell | March 2021
My Mother's Manhattan | Mutha Magazine
The Blue Engine | The Keepthings
September 21, 2021