Christina Rivera Cogswell

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Christina Rivera Cogswell's essays are published at Orion, The Kenyon Review,, Catapult, Bat City Review, and elsewhere. She was the winner of the Pacifica Literary Review 2019 CNF Contest and a resident at  Millay Arts. She credits the fragmentation of her writing to her young children and is finishing her first book--a collection of ecofeminist reflections on motherhood in the face of extinction crisis. You can follow Christina on Instagram/social @seekingsol.


Cover Photo: A close-up black-and-white photo of the shattered window of a car.
Car Crashes, Climate Change, and Mothering Through Catastrophe

I recall a 2016 headline that warned, ‘Orangutans face complete extinction within ten years.’ Nash will be thirteen in 2026.