Posts Tagged: alcoholism

Voices on Addiction: A Conversation with Amber van de Bunt

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Amber van de Bunt discusses her debut memoir, OVERCOME.

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Not All of Us Are on Vacation: Talking with Jason Allen

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Jason Allen discusses his debut novel, THE EAST END.

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A Cleansing Tornado: Heart Like a Window, Mouth Like a Cliff by Sara Borjas

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Undergirding all the truth about pain is the triumph that comes from having a heart like a window and a mouth like a cliff.

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Voices on Addiction: A Conversation with Kristi Coulter

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This world doesn’t have to like me. But it does have to reckon with me, with my humanity.

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ENOUGH: The Forgotten Women

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A Rumpus series of work by women and non-binary people that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.

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A Lumpy, Misshapen Book: Talking with Elissa Washuta

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Elissa Washuta discusses her chapbook, STARVATION MODE.

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Building the Muscle: A Conversation with Kristi Coulter

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Kristi Coulter discusses her debut essay collection, NOTHING GOOD CAN COME FROM THIS.

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Pulling the Thread Through: Talking with Tina Alexis Allen

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Tina Alexis Allen discusses her memoir, HIDING OUT.

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Voices on Addiction: A Review of The Recovering

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As recovering addicts, we must love ourselves back to the source, love our shameful bits and decimations and not just our reconciliations and resurrections.

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Coming Clean

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Intellectually, I know Gracie’s mom loves her and needs help. In practice, I just want my daughter safe.

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Discomfort, Desire, and Drugs: Talking with Ben Gwin

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Ben Gwin discusses his debut novel, Clean Time: The True Story of Ronald Regan Middleton, the book’s unique structure, and writing satire.

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Voices on Addiction: A Conversation with Andrea Jarrell

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I didn’t want to be edited in that way. I needed to tell my story.

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I Dated Bad Men Till a Bad Man Became President

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Their dishonesty and danger was easier to look past then. The world had not yet shifted. But then it did, and I woke up.

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Voices on Addiction: Dead Eyes and Bob Barker Crocs

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Broken people are drawn to other broken people. Comparing scars. Laying belly to belly. Two similar pieces of different puzzles.

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Blue, Blue Windows: On Writing and Helplessness in the Age of Trump

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The brain in the jar wants out, you know. It just can’t do anything about it.

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TORCH: Over the Borderline

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I’m writing about the border through the eyes of children because the border is a problem of the imagination.

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