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Some thoughts on summer, adventure, and healing

An intense need for nature I’ve been craving nature lately. Back in the ’90s, when my sister and I were still in elementary school and wanted to be like everyone else, my parents bought a trailer on six acres of … Continue reading

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Overcoming my sexual assault, step one: Admitting that it happened

On January 24, 2013, I was sexually assaulted.  By a close friend.  While his girlfriend was sleeping downstairs. He knew that I’m a lesbian.  So he didn’t “use his penis.” This didn’t make what he did any less horrific, however. … Continue reading

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AWP 2012

I spent the past few days hanging out in Chicago, IL for the annual AWP conference and bookfair. I don’t even know where to start with this post because it was literally four days of literary madness.  And that madness … Continue reading

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