Kelly McMasters

Kelly McMasters is the author of Welcome to Shirley: A Memoir from an Atomic Town, which inspired the documentary The Atomic States of America, a 2012 Sundance Film Festival selection. She is the co-editor of This Is the Place: Women Writing About Home.

The Ghosts in the Hills

“One person’s secluded paradise is another person’s isolated nightmare.”

by Kelly McMasters | Monday, March 04, 2019

Lessons of a Starry Night

A Rachel Carson essay teaches a new mother how to imbue her growing child with an awe for nature

by Kelly McMasters | Friday, March 01, 2013