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Posts Tagged: intergenerational trauma

Living with Our Ghosts: A Conversation with Maisy Card

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Maisy Card discusses her debut novel, THESE GHOSTS ARE FAMILY.

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Seaweed Soup (Miyuk Gook
미역국)

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This is my mother’s soup. This is what I aim for.

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A Space for Magnanimity: Talking with E. J. Koh

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E. J. Koh discusses her debut memoir, THE MAGICAL LANGUAGE OF OTHERS.

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Poetics of Lineage

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I see the birds. I feel my body, splitting from its spirit, lying in the grass.

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Bounty

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The pleasure comes from the bounty itself, the viewing of it, knowing that she doesn’t have to eat it but that she could.

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Barbara Berman’s 2019 Holiday Poetry Shout-Out

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Barbara Berman’s 2019 Poetry Shout-Out!

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Voices on Addiction: Jokerman

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My family rarely throws the word addiction around. If we do, it is whispered.

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What Would a Woman of Color Do?

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How do we transcend generations of trauma and let go of our burdensome past?

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A Box Full of Darkness: Talking with Adrienne Brodeur

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Adrienne Brodeur discusses her new memoir, WILD GAME.

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A Storm Underneath: Talking with Shonda Buchanan

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Shonda Buchanan discusses her new memoir, BLACK INDIAN.

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Voices on Addiction: A Conversation with Emily Arnason Casey

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Emily Arnason Casey discusses her debut essay collection, MADE HOLY.

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Beginning Again: Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

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For Little Dog, putting language to memory becomes a way to survive.

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What We Inherit: Talking with Chanelle Benz

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Chanelle Benz discusses her debut novel, THE GONE DEAD.

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Finding the World Within

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Secrets are expectations passed down over silent years.

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Doing the Work of Empathy: A Conversation with Marin Sardy

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Marin Sardy discusses her debut memoir, THE EDGE OF EVERY DAY: SKETCHES OF SCHIZOPHRENIA.

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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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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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Making Space at the Center: Talking with Kali Fajardo-Anstine

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Kali Fajardo-Anstine discusses her debut story collection, SABRINA & CORINA.

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A Strange Liminal Space: George Abraham’s The Specimen’s Apology

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Each formal experiment is a temporary hole into a new world that opens, then collapses, behind the reader.

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The Supplicant Undertaker

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Is it too much to ask: a girl to want her father to keep his feet firmly in the soil of the living?

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The Pains of the Past: A Conversation with Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde

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Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde discusses her second novel, WHAT WE OWE.

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Free Indirect Suicide: An Unfinished Fugue in H Minor

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I want a PhD in how to want, effortlessly, to be alive.

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Toil and Trouble

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Feet dangle in the foreground, suspended in space by distance and gravity.

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Tracing a Lineage of Violence: Talking with D.M. Aderibigbe

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D.M. Aderibigbe discusses his debut poetry collection, HOW THE END FIRST SHOWED.

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A Séance of a Book: Talking with Allie Rowbottom

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Allie Rowbottom discusses her debut memoir, JELL-O GIRLS.

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