Posts Tagged: voice

Enough of This

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by Jennifer Karchmer I was invited to write a blog post that explored the theme of “Resist.” Is it fitting that I resisted sitting down to write the post, or is that irony at its best? I have always had trouble meeting deadlines (shh, don’t tell my editor). But what exactly have I been resisting, […]

The Art of Silencing

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by Rebecca Mabanglo-Mayor “I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have the time.” – Blaise Pascal, 1656 For poetry month in 2015, I decided to do a series of redaction poems. My writing practice felt dry and uninspired, and my time was limited by a full-time college teaching position, academic leadership responsibilities, […]

I’m Writing a Book

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by Anneliese Kamola I am writing a book. Well, trying. Should I admit to this? For context, I am a 29-year old, college-educated, white, bisexual, privileged woman from an upper-middle-class background. I only paid for my education through lack of sleep and stress—my parents paid the dollars. In the six years since graduating, I have […]