An Interview With a Career Writer

My mother’s insight as a writer from the 1960s to modern-day

Tara Lynn Morris
Nov 4 · 12 min read
A waterfall surrounded by green trees in the mountains.
Photo by Yuhan Du on Unsplash

My Mom raised my twin sister and me on the banks of the Youghiogheny River in Ohiopyle, Penn., shown in the photo above. Her uncle started one of the first rafting companies in the area in the 1960s. Her mother worked for him in the retail store in the summers. Ohiopyle is a tiny town, only a few blocks…