“I Could Live Without Speaking:” on Chelsea Hodson’s Autoportrait project

def. Autoportrait: 1. a likeness of a person, esp. of the face, as a painting, drawing, sculpture, or photograph... Earlier this year I purchased Tonight I’m Someone Else - Hodson’s collection of (mostly) braided personal essays. Her work struck me as something so original - but I couldn’t put my finger on how. Did it … Continue reading “I Could Live Without Speaking:” on Chelsea Hodson’s Autoportrait project

Poetry: Motherhood & Myth in THIS BEING DONE by Stephanie L. Harper

What happens when we read time into everything? In This Being Done, time echoes ancient. Thematically, many of these poems felt inspired or echoed by one poem: "How to Take An Amazing Photo of A Solar Eclipse," a parent watching their child grow up under the stigma surrounding autism: “Trust in his gift of seeing … Continue reading Poetry: Motherhood & Myth in THIS BEING DONE by Stephanie L. Harper