A recurring character that transcends cultures, Mother Nature personifies the nurturing and replenishing qualities of the natural world.
When Wanda (played by Barbara Loden) divorces her husband and leaves her two small children behind, she is quickly stripped of her identity.
As an artist, your studio becomes your sanctum, your safe haven for investigating your visceral truths without judgement. That is until you start having studio visits.
Shirley Chisholm’s refusal to accept the status quo and run for office shows incredible leadership, decades before Barack Obama’s two-term presidency.
I have not unseen what I saw in the homeless shelter: the papery faces of women undone by heroin, the babies born shaking from opiates.
The kicks and punches became so frequent that I couldn’t remember what it was like not to have a burgeoning person inside me.
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Patricia Bell-Scott’s new book, The Firebrand and the First Lady, unearths the relationship between two seemingly disparate people …
My grandmother introduced me to “I Capture the Castle” by Dodie Smith. “It was her favorite book,” I’d say, “and I was her favorite grandchild.”
Rejection is either an act or a state of being. Marguerite Duras explores both in “The Lover,” an autobiography that itself rejects conventional prose …
The rules of people are so easily ascribed to God: a sleight-of-hand trick to say who can do what, and when, and how.