Tracy Hahn-Burkett is a writer and public policy advocate. She has published dozens of essays, articles and reviews, is a contributor at the fiction-writing blog, WriterUnboxed.com, and was the founder and author of the adoption and parenting blog, UnchartedParent.com. Tracy previously won a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, and is revising her first novel.

What's New?

New political writing workshop in the Washington, D.C. area! Do you want to become a better advocate? My next “Writing for Advocacy” series will run at The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD, beginning September 14 and running for four consecutive weekly sessions. These classes are for writers and non-writers alike. Click here to learn more and register. (If you’d like to talk to Tracy about the possibility of bringing her workshop to your private group, use the Contact form to get in touch with her.)

“This Essay Isn’t Your Business” is the most personal essay Tracy’s ever published. After the fall of Roe, women need to share their stories just to prove they deserve bodily and medical autonomy. Find Tracy’s story at Pangyrus.

How do you find your way back to your writing practice when you’ve been called away? Tracy recently addressed this problem at Writer Unboxed. Maybe her solution will give you some ideas if you find yourself in a similar situation.

Yes, it’s the guns. Read Tracy’s latest commentary about gun violence in America. When will we choose to stop this madness? We don’t need to live like this.