Essays

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Up, Up and Away by Judith Morrison

I’m sitting in the waiting room at my nephrologist’s office and staring at the large bulletin board beside the reception desk. The board contains pictures and descriptions of various kidney …

I Don’t Know by Lindsey Schaffer

Questions without Answers by Wendy Kennar

Fiction

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Caves by Brittani Miller

Humans love to believe that it’s going to get better. Her lungs had been the first thing to go. She couldn’t venture up a flight of stairs without a five-minute …

Anne

Poetry

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Judy Suite (Six Visual Poems) by Chris Gavaler

Artistic statement: “Judy Suite” is a sequence of graphic requiems recounting my mother’s struggle with Alzheimer’s. Chris Gavaler is an associate professor of English at W&L University, where he serves …

Putting Out What You Might Put Away

Panic Attack

Art

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Photography by Danielle Hark

Artist’s Statement: My work comes from my lived experience with bipolar disorder, psychiatric hospitalization, migraines, and PTSD. Poetry and art have been important therapeutic tools throughout my healing journey. I …

Judy Suite (Six Visual Poems) by Chris Gavaler

Artwork by Devon Roberts

Interviews

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Brujería and Healing: An Interview with Lorraine Monteagut of Bruja Heights

Brujería has been appearing more and more in trending hashtags, online articles, and Instagram posts. In Spanish, it means witchcraft, but that may or may not be how many are …

Reviews

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Get Your Daily Dose of Nature: Reading ‘The Wild Remedy’ by Emma Mitchell

As warmer weather takes over here in Virginia, I feel a flutter in my chest and a tickle up my spine as the anticipation builds within me. Though many of …

Link Roundup

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