Repurposing photographs of childbirth.
“The perceived aversion to a male-centered illness narrative had to do with antiquated ideas about who should and shouldn’t be vulnerable to a failing body, and what that vulnerability means.”
In Janine Antoni’s Within, the interplay of the industrial with the organic acts as a metaphor for the building of a human.
This First Proof contains the short story, “The Giant Baby,” by Laurie Foos.
“I went through a period in my twenties when I really resented the pressure to be happy that I felt from my parents and from the world at large, because aspiring to be happy doesn’t always lead to the most interesting life.”
That night, Sophonie conceived at the height of the downpour.
I know there has been much speculation on the strange circumstance of my birth, about which many myths have been told.