Posts Tagged: medical trauma

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project: Nefertiti Asanti

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“…each month I embrace a kind of death within my womb that offers me a life I can live with.”

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Fool Me Once

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The first time I had my breasts removed was hard. The second time, less so.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #224: Marcia Trahan

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“Memoir is about recreating the complexities of a life.”

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Body Inheritance

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I needed my beauty to be invisible, either accidental or not at all.

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Losing the World

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When we begin life, language is play.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “The Beautiful Dead”

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It was personal, as the detectives on my favorite shows always said.

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Losing Paradise

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What my mind cannot yet fathom, my body already knows.

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This Huge, Colossal Joy: A Conversation with Molly McCully Brown and Susannah Nevison

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Molly McCully Brown and Susannah Nevison discuss their work.

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