A personal essay in which Joy Notoma grapples with: saying goodbye to friends before a move, the complicated grief of shunning, and the way one parting can be a painful reminder of so many others.
For the Fine Lines series, Laura Lippman writes about her own unique diet plan, which requires that you eat whatever you want whenever you want to eat it, and declare yourself beautiful.
In this personal essay, a guide in Puerto Rico inadvertently leads Suzanne Roberts to stop collecting men as if they were souvenirs.
Ayşegül Savaş contemplates the way women’s and men’s time is valued and the uneven burden taken by women writers in literary citizenship.
A personal essay in which Diane Shipley confronts her history of sexual dysfunction and wonders who decides what “normal” is, anyway.
Amye Archer explores her own relationship with the shooting at Sandy Hook as she works with survivors to tell their stories.
A personal essay in which Leigh Hopkins faces the hidden truth about the world’s most famous spiritual surgeon, and the irresistible desire to find “the cure.”
In this personal essay, Amy Scheiner reflects on her mother’s sudden death and what it means to be a woman in a world that is set up to bury them.
A personal essay in which Kathleen McKitty Harris recalls the series of events which led to her departure from the Church.