We are not ashamed of our bodies – we are not afraid of them. We will celebrate their tremendous power. We will dance in honor of them, in churches or on the steps of Capitol Buildings or in front of cameras.
Marissa Landrigan is the author of The Vegetarian's Guide to Eating Meat (Greystone Books, 2017). Her essays have appeared in numerous publications including Orion, Creative Nonfiction, The Atlantic, The Rumpus, Guernica, Diagram, and elsewhere. She is an Associate Professor of Writing at the University of Pittsburgh – Johnstown, a mom, and a stress baker, among other things.