Motherhood

33 Articles
Sorted by
Cinema as Sacred Space: Josephine Decker Interviewed by Alex Zafiris
Decker1

The director on ritual, the pain of creation, and her new film, Madeline’s Madeline.

How I Pump 1000 mL of Milk a Day by Eliza Robertson
Milk

He used a specific verb, which I forgot to write down: screw With the bottles screwed into your breasts… It all started with screwing, what does he make of that.

Young, Adrift, Bereft: On Jessie Greengrass’s Sight by Angela Woodward
Sigmund Freuds Daughter Anna 1920 1

Scientists, motherhood, and other probings of the female body.

Sheila Heti’s Motherhood by Monica Uszerowicz
Motherhood Edit Copy

When I was young, my mother told me that when she was a fetus in her mother’s womb, her own body already contained the egg that would one day be fertilized and become me. It’s an image akin to an infinite-loop motif—a Droste-effect woman in a woman in a woman

What do we want to know and how far are we willing to go to get it?: An epistolary novella by Julie Carr

Dear J.

I’ve been meaning to write to you for some time, though I am sure you are surprised to hear from me. 

Laura Buckley by Rob Sharp
Laura Buckley Fata Morgana

Technological distortion, motherhood, and painterly approaches to video.

Edwidge Danticat by Garnette Cadogan
Danticat 2001 1000

Claire of the Sea Light and the mysteries the ancestors share.

Darewaves of Quillering Strame by Julia Guez
Transferfat Body

Julia Guez explores the nuances of ambient translation at work in Aase Berg’s Transfer Fat.

This Is The House That Horse Built by Colum McCann

This First Proof contains the an excerpt from the novel This Is The House That Horse Built.

Ay by Lina Meruane

Ay, the smell was swept up, stirred, and scrambled into the air when your father slammed the door; I had barely noticed it until he appeared in the doorway and raised his hand over his nose, covering his mouth. 

Thomas Rayfiel’s Parallel Play by Stephen Burt

Two books titled Parallel Play were recently released by different publishers to the complete surprise of both authors.

Cherríe Moraga by Adelina Anthony
Moraga01 Body

“The first level of risk is very private; most of the time I feel I’m writing against a silence, against a taboo, against what has not been written; and if it has been written, there’s no reason for me to write it.”

Kimiko Hahn by Laurie Sheck
Hahn01 Body

“You don’t have to understand something for it to be a pleasure.” Kimiko Hahn

Eri Morita’s Home Drama and Stuart O’Sullivan’s How Beautiful This Place Can Be by Allen Frame
​Eri Morita 01

Family portraiture is the autobiographical pretext for two remarkable recent books of photography by Eri Morita (Ho and Stuart O’Sullivan (How Beautiful This Place Can Be), two New York-based 30-something photographers.

Lionel Shriver by Jenefer Shute
Shriver 03 Body

Shriver’s new novel, So Much For That, which deals with America’s health care crisis, is out March 9th.

Kasalé by Kettly Mars

That night, Sophonie conceived at the height of the downpour. 

First Hair by Suzan Sherman

I study the difference between myself and my mother. The family photographs have kept an accurate account of this, though their edges have curled and their colors have faded.

The Room Lit by Roses by Carole Maso

For a long time I had wanted a child, but the desire, attenuated, had passed, and other feelings had taken its place.

Catechism by Melanie Rae Thon

The stories our parents tell answer none of our questions. 

Karen Shepard’s An Empire of Women by Amy Hempel
Karen Shepard

The relationship between mother, daughter and granddaughter is outlined in Karen Shepard’s novel An Empire of Women.

No more results to load.
Nothing found—try broadening your search.