Katie Pengra – Published Work
Publication – Splitsider
- Keeping Moontower Comedy Festival Weird – Austin’s youngest comedy festival keeps it weird while bringing in some of the top headliners in the nation.
Publication – CultureMap Austin
For a complete catalog of Pengra’s publications through CultureMap Austin, please visit her contributor page.
- Adam Carolla Shocks the World: Straight, White, Comedian Has Mommy Issues – When Adam Carolla publicly opined on his lack of faith in funny women, Pengra responded in kind.
- A Cemetery of Austin’s Forgotten – There is a cemetery in the middle of Austin where the unclaimed mentally ill are laid to rest. It stands as a remind of this town’s dark history of segregation and lack of dedication to the mental wellness of its citizens.
- Where to Begin With HIV and AIDS in Austin? – With new HIV infections on the rise amongst young, gay men, Pengra shines a light on the importance of gay-focuses AIDS outreach programs in the community.
Publication – KUT Austin, NPR Affiliate Station
For a complete catalog of Pengra’s work at KUT, please visit her contributor page.
Austin Gay Pride vs. Queerbomb – The Austin Gay Pride Festival has fallen under criticism over the past few years as becoming too ‘corporate’ and losing touch with the original intent of the celebration. Queerbomb is a counter-pride intended to reinstated the ‘true meaning’ of the celebration.
Publication – Austin-American Statesman
In the French Quarter, One Day Became a Culinary Whirlwind – While in graduate school, Pengra’s work was chosen by the Statesman Travel editor to be featured in print, and online.