Emily Rolen

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Emily is a writer, former journalist, and theatre artist from Philadelphia. She is a current first-year fiction candidate at Texas State University.


Cover Photo: An illustration of two plastic dolls, one stripped of clothing, exposing the cavity in  its abdomen and the equally plastic baby within
Midge Hadley, the Pregnant Barbie

I wonder what roles I would have felt obligated to fill as an adult if Midge, the pregnant Barbie, were instead an astronaut, a divorcée, a bad friend.

May 16, 2022