Cover Photo: Mao de Paris, via Flickr
Mao de Paris, via Flickr

How an Octopus Helps Me Think About My Mother's Eating Disorder

On “the animal kingdom’s bravest and most vigilant mother.”

Graneledone boreopacifica

G. boreopacifica

Sabrina Imbler is a science journalist and essayist based in Brooklyn. Their work has appeared in Atlas Obscura, Audubon, Scientific American, and Grist. They are the recipient of fellowships from the Asian American Writer's Workshop, Jack Jones Literary Arts, and Paragraph NY. Sabrina is the author of the chapbook Dyke (geology) with Black Lawrence Press and the Catapult column "My Life in Sea Creatures." Their essay collection inspired by that column, HOW FAR THE LIGHT REACHES, is forthcoming with Little, Brown in 2022.