Illness

Kathleen Spivack: Shaping What You Write

Oct 02, 2017

TW Interview by Jennifer Jean

You really have to swim down into yourself when you’re writing, which is why people confuse it all with mental illness.

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Camera Obscura

Jun 05, 2017

Personal Essay by Rebecca Schumejda

I’m afraid of contributing to the stigma of mental illness by telling this story.

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The Golden Record

May 08, 2017

TW Poetry Spotlight

We wanted to make a good impression. Maybe even to launch a conversation.

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Confined to Quarters

May 01, 2017

Personal Essay by Marianne Goldsmith

Off his meds, Daniel went to a bar, got spooked, and lost his temper.

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Night Fishing

Mar 06, 2017

Personal Essay by Sara Hubbs

Have you ever recoiled from your own newborn?

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Dispatches from the Land of Well

Feb 06, 2017

Personal Essay by Jamie Passaro

I can go out to a restaurant and no longer think the people at the next table are sending me messages in their sentences.

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If God Is Alive, I Hate Him

Nov 21, 2016

Theme Essay by Anna Shane Stadick

To live in the unknown, in the uncomfortable, is a challenge for Christians and writers alike.

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Unleashed

Sep 26, 2016

Essay by Jane McCafferty

Part of me was always glad my mother found a way to cast off the shackles of her ordinary consciousness.

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Storms of the Circus World

Sep 26, 2016

Essay by Lorri McDole

Which came first, the drugs or the schizophrenia?

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The Anna Fragments

Mar 07, 2016

Hybrid Poetry by Elisabeth Weiss

How is madness inherited? What are the fine lines that connect us?

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