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Archive for January 2023

Interview With Ellen Birkett Morris

What a great pleasure it was to speak with Ellen Birkett Morris! A gorgeous fiction writer and poet, Ellen has recently begun to write essays about her life experiences. Please join us as we speak about being wonderfully “abnormal,” about the huge realization that it’s okay to ask for help when we need it, and…

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A Mother’s Resistance Poetry: A Review of Catastrophic Molting in Literary Mama

We’re living in trying, maddening, exhausting times. I often find myself at a loss as to what to do with all the anger and fear. Dr. Amy Shimshon-Santo channeled hers into poetry, and the resulting book, Catastrophic Molting, is a brilliant, impassioned, and urgent collection. Shimshon-Santo introduces the book with a poem titled “declaration,” her acknowledgment…

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