Mona Kirschner

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Mona is a Brazilian linguist and writer. Her essays have been published in Longreads and Catapult Magazine.  Mona lives in New York City with her dog, Angus, where she is working on an essay collection and developing new attachment styles every day.


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