A Body of Writing


The body in writing is a vessel to feeling—to empathy. Reading Lidia Yuknavitch, Maggie Nelson, Ta-Nehisi Coates, among others, is to feel.

Over at the Ploughshares blog, E.V. De Cleyre considers the presence of the body in writing, focusing on works by Lidia Yuknavitch, Maggie Nelson, and Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Guia Cortassa was born, lives, and works in Milan, Italy. After working as a Contemporary Art curator, she went back to writing. She is a contributing editor for Ondarock and her writing has appeared on Rivista Studio, Flair and the Quietus. She compulsively tweets @gcmorvern. More from this author →