What is small magic?

A newsletter about writing, creating, & existing. (You know. The little things.)

Who are you?

I’m Kate Horowitz , a poet, essayist, science writer, & sea witch in Maine. I’m autistic & disabled & nonbinary & I have a lot of feelings about Addams Family Values. & bioluminescence. & the moon. I have a lot of feelings in general.

Who should subscribe?

You should, if you like any or all of the following:

  • memoir

  • love letters to movie monsters

  • weird creative nonfiction about bats

  • reported essays on illness & disability

  • sentimental poems about lobsters & squid

  • huggy, supportive, witchy self-help

  • cool stuff I found on the internet

  • snack recommendations

  • writing prompts

  • lists

  • me

Did you say “snack recommendations”?

Yes. I’m very good at snacks.


Kate Horowitz
poet, essayist, science writer, sea hag