On Marrying An Actor…

By Jennifer Weedon Palazzo “Oh, I make it a rule not to date other actors.” I’ve heard this blanket statement time after time from…

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You Don’t Look Like a Graphic Designer

By Bec Adamczewski Mothers judging other mothers. It happens, and is possibly an unavoidable part of parenthood. It’s so easy to say ‘who cares…

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Love + Art = Marriage

by Melinda Fay Cohabiting like marriage is tough on the ego. Particularly when you come together later in life after all your bad habits…

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A Pumphouse of One’s Own

by Jennifer Savage In graduate school, when I left the man I was engaged to but not in love with I moved into a…

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You In Our Bed

By Stella Padnos-Shea Tonight, like last night, husband tempted by the couch’s quiet: that plush other woman, slightly concave in the middle like my…

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Mother versus Writer: A Tug of War

by Julianne Palumbo The place where motherhood and creativity intersect is a precarious one. I say this—two books, a magazine, and three children later.…

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A Mother Who Is a Playwright / A Playwright Who Is a Mother

By Jennifer Berry The two most empowering choices I ever made were choosing to be an artist and a mother. Against all odds and by…

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My Human: A Visual Poem

Lauren Haldeman is the author of the poetry collection Calenday (Rescue Press, 2014) which was a finalist for the 2014 Julie Suk Award. Her…

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Like Grandmother like Granddaughter

“Jessamine was sort of a Renaissance woman on the range,” Tempe Javitz says of her late grandmother. “Nowadays many are run totally by women…

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The Morning of Imperfect Butterflies

By Becky Tountas The rhythm of the rain on the roof made a pitter-patter sound and the windows were foggy from the moisture when I woke…

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