Posts Tagged: Jenessa Abrams

Notable NYC: 1/13–1/19


Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

This Week in Essays


For Lidia Yuknavitch, the personal is unavoidably political in this piece for Electric Literature.

At Catapult, David Frey writes with moving realness on what it is like to watch a parent age and transition into assisted living.

Jenessa Abrams looks at the nuances of mental illness and the damage of a word like “crazy” here at The Rumpus.


Written in Chalk: What It Means to Be Crazy


As truth becomes more elusive, as fact blends with fiction, we ought to take notice of how we categorize people, as categorization seems to be married to suppression, to disenfranchisement. ...more

What I’ll Tell My Children: On Being ‘F***Able’ under the Regime of President-elect


It’s time to take responsibility for compliancy. ...more