Cover Photo: Photograph by Jakob Owens/Unsplash
Photograph by Jakob Owens/Unsplash

As a Black Woman, I’m Learning that Rest Is Resistance

Resting, in this context, is resistance.

So take your rest, intentionally—because they sure aren’t going to give it to you


We’re Going to Need More Wine


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We’re Going to Need More Wine

Michelle Chikaonda (she/her) is a nonfiction writer from Blantyre, Malawi. She is a Voices of Our Nations (VONA) Workshop fellow, a Tin House Summer Workshop alumna, and has presented at several Association of Writing and Writing Programs (AWP) conferences. A contributing editor for nonfiction at Electric Literature, she is also currently published at Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, the Broad Street Review, Business Insider, and Africa is A Country, among others. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @machikaonda.