Mona Kirschner

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Mona is a Brazilian linguist and writer based in Brooklyn, New York. Her essays have been published in Longreads and Catapult Magazine, and she is currently working on a non-fiction essay collection. Mona currently lives on the road with her partner and two dogs.

Stories

Cover Photo: An illustration by Natasha Jiwa of one woman with her hair in a bun who seems to be daydreaming, surrounded by nude women who look at her encouragingly.
What I Learned About the Women I Love on the Other Side of the Battle With My Body

It took about a year for me to understand the bulimia was an expression of my anger. A way to hurt my body and myself, and a desperate attempt to regain normalcy.

Aug 20, 2020