The Future of Traumatic Memories
Notes on surviving a terrorist bombing.
that was a very little bomb.
The New York TimesIndia on Alert as Bomb Hits Hindu Holy City
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Le traumale traumatismeMémoire et Traumatisme: l’individu et la fabrique des grands récitssouvenir
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Lucie Bonvalet is a writer, a visual artist, and an MFA student in nonfiction at Portland State University. She is a frequent participant in Portland’s OuLiPo reading series, 1000 words, and her writing appears or is forthcoming in Hobart, Word Riot, Women in Clothes (edited by Sheila Heti, Leanne Shapton and Heidi Julavits) and Café Globulot, a French art & culture zine. Her drawings and paintings can be found at: lbonvalet.tumblr.com
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