Christina Rivera Cogswell

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Christina Rivera Cogswell's essays are published at Orion, HuffPost Personal, Catapult, Bat City Review, Atticus Review, and  River Teeth Beautiful Things. 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 small children and is currently finishing her first book of essays--a collection of ecofeminist reflections on motherhood in the face of climate crisis. Rep: Julie Stevenson at MMQLIT. 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.