The author of the acclaimed memoir Poor Your Soul, Mira Ptacin has written for NPR, Guernica, New York, Tin House, and Vice. She teaches memoir-writing to women at the Maine Correctional Center and lives on Peaks Island, Maine.
A young writer travels to Maine to tell the unusual story of America's longest-running camp devoted to mysticism and the world beyond.
They believed they would live forever. So begins Mira Ptacin's haunting account of the women of Camp Etna-an otherworld... SEE MORE