Cover Photo: Illustration by Cori Lin for Catapult
Illustration by Cori Lin for Catapult

How I'm Learning to Manage Rage as a Bipolar Woman

Are these the only two stories? The one, where you defeat your monster, and the other, where you succumb to it?

Jami Nakamura Lin writes the Catapult column "The Monsters in the Mirror." Her essays have appeared or are forthcoming in the New York Times, Electric Literature,  Passages North, and other publications. She was featured in the anthology  What God is Honored Here? (University of Minnesota Press, 2019).

She is the recipient of a 2016 Creative Artists Fellowship from the Japan-US Friendship Commission and the National Endowment of the Arts and a 2015 Walter Dean Myers Award from We Need Diverse Books.

Twitter: @jaminlin / jaminakamuralin.com