The Importance of Finding Family

Published by The New York Times My mom and I had routines. We walked everywhere — to the grocery store, to the bus stop for doctor’s appointments and to visit family, and to my school each morning. My favorites were our walks through Lincoln Commons, commonly referred...

On poetry and pain

Published by The Conversion There are several ways into the book Shaping the Fractured Self: poetry of chronic illness and pain, edited by Heather Taylor Johnson. And there are many uses it might serve in the multiple worlds of poetry and the even wider worlds of...