Monthly Archives: August 2015

Tending the Writerly Self: An Interview with Tracy K. Smith

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Tracy K. Smith is the author of the memoir Ordinary Light and three books of poetry: Life on Mars, which received the 2012 Pulitzer Prize; Duende, recipient of the 2006 James Laughlin Award, and The Body’s Question, which won the … Continue reading

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How to End Abortion

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I, like everybody, have an opinion about the outrage that has followed release of the videos entrapping Planned Parenthood officials into talking about their use of fetal tissue, videos we all realize were gained under the use of false pretenses, … Continue reading

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Feminist Reads: Literary Mama

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I’ve been thinking lately about the competing demands of parenthood and literary creation. Actually, I’ve been thinking about this for a long time – about two years, ever since the birth of my second child and the discovery that the … Continue reading

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