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Now on McSweeneys: As A Superhero Teacher, I Can’t Wait to Sacrifice My Unvaccinated Life for Your Child

Achievement unlocked! I can’t begin to explain how STOKED I was when I got the email from McSweeneys Internet Tendency that they were going to run my latest satire piece about teachers and vaccines. Getting published on McSweeneys has been a dream of mine. Some writers spend YEARS trying to get published there. Book deals …


New Poem Up At Sleet

Good day friends. I’m happy to announce that I have a new poem up at a wonderful literary journal, Sleet. Thanks for reading!

Quiz: Are You Ready to Reenter Society and Attend that Wiccan Séance?

Now that the High Priestess has declared masks to be safer than deadly adders, our sisters of the dark arts have resumed spellcasting in autumnal forests. Do you feel like you might be ready to interact with real-life, three-dimensional witches again, but aren’t sure how to talk to people after spending seven moons doom-scrolling alone …

about Summer Koester

Summer Koester is an award-winning writer, poet, performing artist, and teacher living in Juneau, Alaska. Her work has appeared in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Lowestoft Chronicle, Third Wednesday, The Belladonna, Slackjaw, and more. She has studied humor writing with Second City and performs improv with various theater companies in Juneau. On her free time she writes, writes and performs songs on her guitar, and grows vegetables in a cold rainforest to feed her army of slugs.


Summer Koester

verbal vixen,, revisionist herstorian

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