K.L. Ricks

K.L. Ricks is an illustrator and cartoonist working and living in Massachusetts and creator of "Country Darkness" for Hazlitt.

Stories By K.L. Ricks

The Redemption of the Secret Love Child

Fifty years after my mother slept with her married boss and got pregnant with me, I’m coming out of hiding.

Why I Apologized to My Rapist

After a football-playing classmate raped me, everyone in town acted like it was all my own fault. The worst part is that I started to believe them.