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Posts Tagged: absent mothers

The More Painful Absence: Keema Waterfield’s Inside Passage

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In this lush and raw account, musicians play, voices harmonize and then separate again, town after Alaska town rolls by… and Waterfield searches for home.

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Finding Home in a Cult’s Aftermath: Talking with Ronit Plank

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Ronit Plank discusses her new memoir, WHEN SHE COMES BACK.

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The Lure of the Process: Talking with Chang-rae Lee

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Chang-rae Lee discusses his new novel, MY YEAR ABROAD.

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Finding Firm Ground: A Conversation with Nadia Owusu

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Nadia Owusu discusses her debut memoir, AFTERSHOCKS.

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The Poem Must Forgive: E. J. Koh’s The Magical Language of Others

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Empathy and forgiveness must begin with understanding.

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Nurture Rupture: On Motherhood, Writing, and Gender Inequality

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Do I have a public self that is separate from my private self? I’m not so certain about that.

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The Experience Takes Its Shape from You: Talking with Naima Coster

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Naima Coster discusses her debut novel, Halsey Street, getting pushback on her use of Spanish, and the importance of equity and inclusion in higher education.

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TORCH: Blood Trauma

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But still: A pattern. The trauma had been diluted by time. But, it was still present, still discernible, in my blood.

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Conversations with Writers Braver Than Me: Jason Diamond

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Jason Diamond discusses his memoir Searching for John Hughes, confronting his childhood abuse, avoiding his parents, and writing about all of it.

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