Kaitlin Barker Davis

Kaitlin Barker Davis is a writer from Portland, Oregon. Her essays on travel, motherhood and place have appeared in Nowhere Magazine, The Rumpus, Motherwell Magazine and elsewhere. She has an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Seattle Pacific University, and you can find her at

Stories By Kaitlin Barker Davis

Luxury Cruising in the Wake of Refugees

At home in the States I help displaced immigrants start anew. But it took a Mediterranean sojourn through the very waters where thousands risk their lives before I realized just...

Fear the Volcano, Conquer the Climb

After quitting our jobs and heading to the other side of the world, our only plans were lying in the perfect white sand and soaking up paradise. But six thousand feet up, the...