Posts Tagged: dieting

A Lumpy, Misshapen Book: Talking with Elissa Washuta

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Elissa Washuta discusses her chapbook, STARVATION MODE.

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Form as Container: Samantha Zighelboim’s The Fat Sonnets

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Zighelboim almost has to break the form into pieces in order to speak; a fourteen-word poem is really only the echo of a sonnet.

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Black Panther and Strong Women

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I saw myself on the big screen—the strong black woman that I am, and the stronger black woman I aspire to become.

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Rumpus Original Fiction: Straw House

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“It’s not healthy, how you live. People aren’t meant to sleep all day. We need the sun. We’re meant to live in the sun.”

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FUNNY WOMEN #147: Marketing Roundtable at Skinny Cow©

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But is this implying enough that thin is the final message? I’m not sure. Sexy, we’ve nailed. But how do we make it clear thin is the goal?

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Missing

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I long to learn from my darkest teachers, feel the stab of their spectacular rejection. Perhaps I feel most alive when I’m hurting.

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