Cover Photo:  Photograph by Gabriel Crismariu via Unsplash
Photograph by Gabriel Crismariu via Unsplash

What I Imagined Motherhood Would Be, and What It Is

When you give birth to a life, you are also giving birth to a death.

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Lynn Steger Strong's first novel, Hold Still, was released by Liveright/WW Norton in March 2016. She received an MFA from Columbia University and her non-fiction has been published in Guernica, LARB, Elle.com, Catapult, Lit Hub, and elsewhere. She teaches both fiction and non-fiction writing at Columbia University, Fairfield University, and the Pratt Institute.