- caitlin doughty
caitlin doughty is a licensed funeral director in los angeles, california. in addition to her mortuary science certification, she holds a degree in medieval history from the university of chicago. she writes, "since fortnight i have appeared on npr three times and been featured in the huffington post, los angeles times, bust magazine, and jezebel.com. i have given talks at cal state los angeles and at the chicago cultural center. fortnight was very helpful in pushing me to do projects that i might not have considered otherwise. i also appreciate the legitimacy it gave to my writing."