Karis Rogerson

Bio

Karis Rogerson is an NYC transplant from South Carolina, Italy, Germany or Kentucky, depending on her mood and the depth of your conversation. She reads and writes about relationships, mental health and books, preferably young adult ones, which she is unequivocally obsessed with. Plus, she adores binge-watching CW shows, thinks Olivia Benson is the most badass, and has lots of feelings about, well, everything. Someday, she hopes you’ll read her own novels. 

Karis Rogerson Articles

 There’s a reason I turn to Friends when I get depressed. Ok, I lied, there are several reasons.

I Turn To The TV Show Friends When I'm Depressed 

There’s a reason I turn to Friends when I get depressed. Ok, I lied, there are several reasons.

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Social media is a great place to share our accomplishments, but it’s an equally valuable place to share our struggles.

When You Suffer On Social Media

The benefit of posting honestly about our struggles and depression on social media.

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I’ve realized that there is beauty in me, in my face, in the way I smile easily and laugh loudly... (Image: Instagram/ karisselizabeth)

How Selfies Reflect My Mental Health

Selfies are one of the easiest indicators of my mental health.

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Why Children Of Blood And Bone Author Tomi Adeyemi Embraces Disappointments

Tomi Adeyemi might be the writer whose book deal seared me with insane jealousy and sent waves crashing through the book world.

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S.A. Chakraborty's The City Of Brass Reimagines Medieval Middle East

S.A. Chakraborty is the debut author of The City of Brass, a sweeping and epic fantasy from Harper Voyager that brings to life Middle Eastern history.

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Photo by Anthony Tran on Unsplash

How Books And Media Helped Me Through A Depressive Episode

In a moment when I couldn’t write myself, it was the writing of others that brought me back from the brink of my depressive episode.

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Whether you want them to or not, whether you're ready or not, chapters come to a close.

It's OK To Be Sad And Happy At The Same Time

It's ok to be sad and happy at the same time. I think that’s the beauty of life — how unpredictable it is and how adaptable we are as humans.

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If I don’t treat my depression as a real thing, how can I expect anyone else to?

On Chronic Mental Illness And Hospitalization 

Hospitalizations make me realize my own shortcomings when it comes to placing mental illness on the same plane as physical illness

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If Birds Fly Back Author Carlie Sorosiak Says You're Never Too Old For YA

"I think that you're never too old to read about hope, love, and redemption."

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If Leigh Bardugo Is Starting A Cult, Sign Me Up!

Leigh Bardugo isn’t just an incredible writer; she’s also an incredible person, not least because she writes very diverse stories that give readers the gift of representation.

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