First, in the Saturday Interview, Arielle Bernstein talks to writer and workshop facilitator Jen Pastiloff. Pastiloff’s project, The Manifestation Workshop: On Being Human, combines yoga and creative writing to inspire participants. She speaks openly about anorexia, healing as a process, and how to build self-esteem....more
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Rumpus contributor Jennifer Pastiloff has a wonderful site called The Manifest Station. After being deluged with life questions from readers, she decided to start a feature (smartly) called “Dear Life”. The beauty of the “Dear Life” segment is that writers from all around the world will be able to answer the questions....more
This is my second-to-last round-up before I go on hiatus for my book tour, which is a sprawling, insane thing that’s lasting until the end of April, on and off. That’s nothing, of course, compared to the duration of some tours (the fabulous Adderall Diaries tour, for example, that gave birth to the Daily Rumpus), but I have three kids so I’m a little strung-out about it all....more
Sunday Rumpus editor Gina Frangello has a beautiful essay over at The Manifest-Station (run by Rumpus Contributor Jennifer Pastiloff) that reflects back on her days dealing with anxiety, an eating disorder, and getting out.
“In an Afterschool Special, the crazy girl who is afraid of unopened packages of food would get help somehow, would have an epiphany and heal.
Christ…brace yourself for an emotionally crippling time with these weekend features. (The pain is worth it! It always is!)
In Saturday’s feature, the tragic end to an interplanetary love story shivers with loss—one of Yumi Sakugawa’s best comics yet.
Sunday’s essay is structured around an experimental narrative in which Jennifer Pastiloff explores themes of possession across various experiences: the generosity of a vagrant stranger, an imagined romance with a fellow actor, a harrowing car accident that results in miracle....more