Narrating Estrangement is written by those who have decided to distance themselves from, or have been driven out by, their families.
The poem driving this experimental film about television considers the insomniacs who wake at the same time each night in rhythm.
"This poem is rumination on how the personal experience of volunteering in never-before-seen flood relief efforts in the remote north reinforces the research that 'many of the changes observed in the climate are unprecedented in thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of years.'"
"How universal homesickness is, even for those who didn’t come from the best homes; these salmon came from Concrete, Washington, and they still fight like hell to come back every single year."
Detroit Richards···12 min read
"I write at length about my experiences surviving rape and abuse as a Western woman in Japan. I was lucky to get out alive."
Michelle Reale and Anne McCrary Sullivan···11 min read
Poet Anne McCrary Sullivan discusses her latest book Learning Calabar, Notes from a Poet’s Year in Nigeria with editor Michelle Reale.
Florencia Rusinol···2 min read
"While living in Ecuador, I wrote “Home” which essentially is an homage to the “third-culture kid” phenomenon, when your parents are from another country than the one you grew up in."
Patricia Leavy and Marlen Harrison···14 min read
"In my interview with award-winning author Patricia Leavy on literary research, we also discuss her evolution from academic to novelist, her genre of "social fiction," and her latest novels series, Celestial Bodies."
Dominique Elliott···2 min read
"Combining autoethnography and artwork, Supreme Justice aims to reveal the persistence of institutionalized oppression of women through history."
Katharyn Privett-Duren···8 min read
"A tree once taught me that those moments of ruin are only a pause, a passage really, on the way to something else."