the place in
which i’ll fit
will not exist
until i make it
- james baldwin
Yes. Remember this. Especially now.
writer, editor, girl of the creative persuasion.
"Basic laws of physics: how to lodge a hook in your head. Treble means three. Simple motions. Hold, run, cast. You tell the story for show now, choosing words carefully, measuring impact, showing ownership of memory. I can tell it too, that is the subtext of what you’re saying. But you’re not trying to compete. You are sharing. This is our memory. You should have some say in its resurrection."
My essay, “Of Blood,” is up now in Rappahannock Review. It’s without a doubt one of the hardest things I’ve ever written. I am thankful to share that space with so many other talents, like Brian Oliu and BJ Hollars.