McFadyen-Ketchum, Andrew



FIGHT or FLIGHT artifacts the trauma of McFadyen-Ketchum's divorce after ten years of marriage and the journey he took across the wilds of America (living in a twelve-person tent on the California coast, getting intentionally lost in the Utah desert, tracking wild animals in the bitter cold of Indiana winters) in search of healing that led to the greatest discovery of all: his indigenous wife and her three indigenous children he now calls his own.


Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum is an award-winning author, editor, & ghostwriter with numerous books of poetry, literary and genre fiction, creative non-fiction, and non-fiction to his name.

He is author of three poetry collections, Fight or Flight, Visiting Hours and Ghost Gear; Founder & Editor of; Editor of Apocalypse Now: Poems & Prose from the End of Days; Assistant Director of the Owsley Fork Sanctuary; Acquisitions Editor for Upper Rubber Boot Books; Founder and Editor of The Floodgate Poetry Series; and professor of creative writing at the Infinity Center's Performing Arts Academy.

Andrew lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife, Karen Carr; their three wonderful children, Siliuna, Otis, and Eli; and their rather ridiculous dog, Chewy. Connect with Andrew here or via social media and, if you'd like to watch the most-beautiful family wedding of all time