As a woman diagnosed with MRKH, my editor was eager to send me her book to review, and I was eager to read it.
Category: November 2019
Review: These Boys and Their Fathers by Don Waters
The … memoir brings to mind Frankenstein’s creature: assembled from parts; shouldn’t be alive; yet lives and invokes great compassion.
Review: If I Don’t Make It, I Love You: Survivors in the Aftermath of School Shootings edited by Amye Archer and Loren Kleinman
I’d been to war, but nothing I had ever gone through even comes close to what these survivors went/are still going through.
Cold Fusion and the Poochie Overnighter: An Essay About Infertility by Jen Minarik
…to understand how I feel about my infertility, you have to know about two things: the Poochie Overnighter, and Cold Fusion.
The Wanderer by Simchi Cohen
Sixteen years ago I left my ultra-Orthodox Jewish family: my father, the community Rabbi, my mother…
The Whale by Kat Read
The day I went to see the whale, I was on the deck of a small vessel off the coast of Kaikōura, New Zealand.
Salt by Lizzie Roberts
It was after the first snow when I learned Detroit was built on a salt mine.
The Death of Sonny by Lisa Cooper Ellison
Sitting in the band’s touring van as we waited for our new driver, Mario, I was once again surrounded by smoke.
CRAFT: 14 Tips for Interviewing Authors by Sarah Boon
…interviewing an author isn’t as simple as picking up the phone and talking—there’s a lot of preparatory work…
WRITING LIFE: Redefining Failure After a Brain Injury by Brooke Knisley
Before 2015, procrastination was the name of my game…