Christy Tending

Christy Tending (she/they) is an activist, writer, and mama living in Oakland, California. Their work has been published in Longreads, The Rumpus, Catapult, and Electric Literature, among many others. Their first book, High Priestess of the Apocalypse, is forthcoming from ELJ Editions in 2024. You can learn more about their work at www.christytending.com or follow Christy on Twitter @christytending.

Motherly Stories

I’m learning a second language to connect with my child—here’s why

This is what we do to love our children: We choose to enter their world and remind them of how much they enrich ours.