In Faculty Brat, Dominic Bucca recounts thirty years of life shaped by the sexual abuse that he suffered at the hands of his stepfather.
Category: March-April 2020
REVIEW: Know My Name by Chanel Miller
On June 3, 2016, BuzzFeed published Emily Doe’s victim impact statement which was read by millions worldwide.
REVIEW: The Magical Language of Others by E. J. Koh
Koh has crafted a stunning memoir in which she delves into the pain of being apart from her parents… and what longing and separation have meant for her family.
WRITING LIFE: Forgive My Love of ‘Confessional’ Writing by Sue William Silverman
A subset of creative nonfiction writers is undermining those who confess secrets.
INTERVIEW: Timothy J. Hillegonds, Author of The Distance Between
I didn’t want the book to be the classic three-act structure to the recovery narrative: what it was like, what happened, what it’s like now.
Lost by Betsy Johnson
when it came time to go home my grandfather couldn’t find the car or anything familiar, only identical trees standing straight in an evergreen platoon…
Persuasion by Ona Gritz
My list of worries also included … if my clothes were right for the small artsy school I’d chosen that had, miraculously, chosen me too.
Denial by Jane Rucker
July 31 is my youngest daughter’s 21st birthday. I don’t know where she is.
Why I’ve Never Read The Secret Garden by Joyce Tomlinson
On Christmas Eve 1964, a month after he’d eloped, my father and his young bride Donna picked me up for a family party…
What You Do in a Coup by Kelly Hevel
It’s 10:30 p.m. on a Friday and Jenny and Chloe, who rarely message me, are both texting to ask if I know what the hell is going on.