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About the Author: Kendra

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Kendra Atleework was born and raised in the Eastern Sierra. Her writing has appeared in Best American Essays 2015, The Atlantic online, and elsewhere. Her memoir Flight Plan maps the convergence of family, history, and landscape and will be published by Algonquin Books in 2020. Read more at

Bishop Visitor Blog Posts by Kendra:

Notes on Home: A Villain in a Hero

Notes on Home: A Villain in a Hero

On Main Street in Bishop, California, listen to the clatter of two lanes of traffic busy with horse trailers, RVs, biker gangs, and highway patrol racing after sports cars from the city. A clutch of teenagers saunters, Wrangler-ed and Stetson-ed, in town for the rodeo...
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