This week, we’re sharing stories from Robert Sanchez, Nicholas Hune-Brown, Emily Van Duyne, David Ferris, and Jaya Saxena.
“In Texas—Georgia—in Alabama—all over this vast canvas of fear that we call America, women will die. They won’t have time to run away. They will be great-Aunts only in name, and in death. And their deaths will disappear into a language made and remade by men to cover their shitty sins.”
Kirsten Tranter is cleaning out her closet. But how does the Marie Kondo method work for a “depressive personality…for whom joy is often an elusive feeling”?
Kirsten Tranter is cleaning out her closet. But her clothes don’t spark joy, they spark memory.
Colin Gillis is happy with most of the changes a massive weight change have brought, but finds unexpectedness sadness and loss, too.
Colin Gillis finds both joy and an unexpected sadness after losing one-third of his body weight.
Monica Uszerowicz reflects on what living through the Holocaust does to a survivor’s relationship to food, hunger, and eating for pleasure, and how these relationships get passed on to successive generations.
“Milk was served proudly, whenever we could have it, as a way to celebrate life. Someone had been so close to death and seen so much of it and then survived.”