Browsing the "Books" Category

Writing From the Center: A Conversation with Maggie Smith

July 27th, 2023 | by Jen Bryant

"I somewhat naively believed that if I applied enough thinking and feeling and time and energy towards somehow solving the problem of my marriage falling apart, that by the time I got done with the book, I would get it — I would understand what happened, and I would be able to set it down."


Everyday Black Lives

May 9th, 2023 | by DW McKinney

It doesn’t matter if we are jogging, singing, or reading. Many non-Black folks inherently perceive a threat engrained in our actions


When the Icons of Motherhood Fail You

November 28th, 2022 | by Cynthia DiTiberio

With Ma as my example, I learned that much of mothering was keeping others afloat, anticipating their needs, ensuring that everyone else is taken care of


DEAR ANGELA GARBES: On Sobbing

November 3rd, 2022 | by Jade Sanchez-Ventura

Crying seems the most natural of responses to these last years in pandemic and global disruption. So why hadn’t I done more of it


Book Excerpt: Crybaby

October 20th, 2022 | by Cheryl Klein

This would become a mantra: If it gets us a baby, it’s worth it, as the universe upped the ante on what “it” was



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