Cover Photo: An illustration of two figures about to kiss, in front of a window decorated with garlands and bees
Illustration by Lyli Feng for Catapult

How Do We Overcome Trauma?

I categorized the sexual assault under things that were my fault. “It was not that bad,” I told myself. “Others have been through worse.”

things that were my fault.

things that were my fault.

of course


Author of  Tell Me Everything You Don't Remember  (Ecco/Harper Collins).  Her short fiction and essays have appeared in ZYZZYVA, Guernica, The Rumpus, The New York Times, and BuzzFeed, among other publications. Her novel is forthcoming from Ecco / Harper Collins.  Beekeeper.  She/her.

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