Cover Photo: Hulu
On Power Between Women: The Handmaid’s Tale Revisited

We know the damage of othering. What about the ravages of Same-ing?

Apr 20, 2017
Cover Photo: flickr
The Bathrobe: On Quilting and Memory

The act of quilting is the transformations of meaning and object.

Apr 20, 2017
Cover Photo: Jen May
Messages from the Dead, Missed Signals from the Living

The night of the spiritualist messaging service was the beginning of the end of my marriage.

Apr 19, 2017
Cover Photo: Babak Fakhamzadeh/flickr
Until We All Have Voices

I lost my voice at fifteen, when it faded into adolescent memory.

Apr 19, 2017
Cover Photo: Passing for Human with Bionica Little: He Likes Me by Liana Finck
Passing for Human with Bionica Little: He Likes Me

When someone likes you and you’re only passing for human, the tricky thing is to find out if they know.

Apr 18, 2017
Cover Photo: Caff Williams/flickr
Am I Asian Enough?

Erasing my dark under-eye circles won’t change the fact of my Indonesian heritage.

Apr 18, 2017
Cover Photo: Georgia Popplewell/flickr
Waiting to Go Home: On Being a Traveler in Trinidad
“Tourists accumulate photos and mementos; travelers collect memories and friends.”
Apr 13, 2017
Cover Photo: Nuclear Regulatory Commission/Flickr
In the Sahara, a Little-Known Nuclear Wasteland
“There’s nothing nuclear in what I do. It’s just rocks we dilute into powder.”
Apr 12, 2017
Cover Photo: Washington Area Spark/flickr
The Law of Historical Memory​
A strange inheritance from a grandfather resisting Franco and fascism in 1930s Spain.
Cover Photo: art by Ellen Orseck / image via brad, flickr
To Swim is to Endure: On Living with Chronic Pain
“If I don’t swim, the pain grows. If I’m in more pain, what will become of my life?”
Apr 17, 2017
Cover Photo: photo courtesy of the author
How My Parents Met
“She revealed her affection for him while also noting his otherness.”
Apr 11, 2017
Cover Photo: photo courtesy of the author
My Father’s Car, His Watch, and His New Nursing Home
I am driving my father’s car to my hometown to put him in a nursing home.
Apr 10, 2017
Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
Olivia
There is no cat in this house. We would know. We live here.
Apr 07, 2017
Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
From the Abuse Survivor’s Workbook
“I do not tell him that sometimes when he touches my breasts I feel very sad.”
Mar 10, 2017
Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
Phone Call From Hell
“We want you to write something for our anthology, the Malignant One explained.”
Mar 03, 2017