Fredricka Maister

Fredricka R. Maister

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BSR Contributor Since April 27, 2020

Fredricka R. Maister (she/her pronouns) is a Philadelphia-based freelance writer whose work has appeared in a variety of print and online newspapers, magazines, and anthologies.

Fredricka R. Maister is a Philadelphia-based freelance writer. Her essays and articles have appeared in a variety of print and online publications, including the Philadelphia Inquirer, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, New York Jewish Week, The Forward, OZY, The Writer, and ICON.

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It’s easy to see when the world stopped. (Photo by Fredricka Maister.)

Here's how one person over 60 is handling life in quarantine, eight months later

Eight months on the coronacoaster

Fredricka Maister optimistically began quarantine back in March, like millions of others in her higher-risk age group. But what does life look like eight months later?
Fredricka R. Maister

Fredricka R. Maister

Essays 5 minute read
Nobody laughs now if you wear a mask to the store and leave your bags out for a few days. (Photo courtesy of the author.)

How does life in the pandemic feel with a lifelong anxiety disorder?

Anxiety, meet COVID

Fredricka R. Maister has lived with anxiety her whole life—and in some ways, it made her better prepared to handle life in a pandemic.
Fredricka R. Maister

Fredricka R. Maister

Essays 5 minute read
A book on the little things that make a difference, and how to pay it forward. (Image courtesy of Brad Aronson.)