If i’m ever a burden, I’ll just blow my brains out. Amidst the chaos of clowns and hospice workers, pie and too much whiskey, Ariel’s own ten-year relationship begins to unravel. It’s the right thing to do, anyway, isn’t it? And, how long could it go on? Don’t worry, ” Eve says. At age 39, ariel gore has everything she’s always wanted: a successful writing career, a long-term partnership, a beautiful if tiny home, a daughter in college and a son in preschool.
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We Were WitchesAmethyst Editions #ad - Buying into the dream that education is the road out of poverty, gets on welfare rolls, a teen mom takes a chance on bettering herself, and talks her way into college. She is the founding editor/publisher of Hip Mama, an Alternative Press Award winning publication covering the culture and politics of motherhood.
So ariel turns to a rich subcultural canon of resistance and failure, Adrienne Rich, Tillie Olsen, populated by writers like Audre Lorde, Gloria Anzaldúa, and Kathy Acker. Wryly riffing on feminist literary tropes, We Were Witches documents the survival of a demonized single mother. She’s beset by custody disputes, homophobia, and America’s ever-present obsession with shaming strange women into passive citizenship.
We Were Witches #ad - But once she’s there, phallocratic narratives permeate every subject, and creative writing professors depend heavily on Freytag’s pyramid to analyze life. If you’re dealing with precarious parenthood, queer identity, and debt, author, what is the true narrative shape of your experience?Ariel Gore is a journalist, and teacher.
But even as the narrator struggles to graduate―often the triumphant climax of a dramatic plot―a question uncomfortably lingers. Her memoir atlas of the human Heart was a 2004 finalist for the Oregon Book Award. Her anthology portland queer: Tales of the Rose City won a Lambda Literary Award in 2010 .
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What Becomes UsOutpost19 #ad - A modern-day pioneer in search of a new life, pregnant Evie leaves her abusive husband and lands in a close-knit community divided by local colonial history―a story that goes deep to the roots of the American conscience. As she grows more pregnant, her desires/hunger grows out of control, and threaten to destroy her adopted community.
When she begins teaching at the local high school, she becomes obsessed with an assigned book, The Captivity and Restoration of Mary Rowlandson. This early american classic is the first book written by a woman in the Americas and details Rowlandson's harrowing captivity during King Philip's War in the seventeenth century.
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How to become a famous writer before you’re dead is an irreverent yet practical guide that combines solid writing advice with guerrilla marketing and promotion techniques guaranteed to launch you into print—and into the limelight. This may come as a shock, but brilliant writing and clever wordplay do not a published author make.
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F. A. Before you snap your pencil in half with frustration, teacher, please consider the advice writer, and self-made lit star Ariel Gore offers in this useful guide to realizing your literary dreams.
Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front LinesPM Press #ad - Pm Pr. The challenges faced by movements working for antiviolence, anti-imperialist, as well as racial, economic, reproductive, and queer liberation, gender, and food justice are the same challenges that marginalized mothers face every day. Kang, layne russell, karen su, katie kaput, Irene Lara, Lindsey Campbell, Lisa Factora-Borchers, June Jordan, Loretta J.
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Motivated to create spaces for this discourse because of the authors’ passionate belief in the power of a radical conversation about mothering, they have become the go-to people for cutting-edge inspired work on this topic for an overlapping committed audience of activists, scholars, and writers. Marrun, panquetzani, tk karakashian tunchez, Sumayyah Talibah, Victoria Law, Terri Nilliasca, Tara CC Villaba, Rachel Broadwater, and Vivian Chin.
Bluebird: Women and the New Psychology of HappinessFarrar, Straus and Giroux #ad - Worse still, some of these new experts seemed hell-bent on proving that women with traditional values and breadwinning husbandsthose who had made an effort to expect less, according to one sociologistwere more content than women with feminist values. Pm Pr. As she read deeper into the topic, she noticed something disturbing: everyone in this happy land was a man.
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The more she read the more she wondered: can a woman be smart, empowered, and happy? Determined to find out, Gore began her own study in livin Used book in Good Condition. Can a woman be smart, empowered, and happy ? happiness has become a serious business.
How All Politics Became Reproductive Politics: From Welfare Reform to Foreclosure to Trump Reproductive Justice: A New Vision for the 21st CenturyUniversity of California Press #ad - With decreasing wages, rising mcjobs, and no resources for family care, our households have grown ever more precarious over the past forty years in sharply race-and class-stratified ways. Used book in Good Condition. Today all politics are reproductive politics, argues esteemed feminist critic Laura Briggs.
This crisis, fuels all others—from immigration to gay marriage, argues Briggs, anti-feminism to the rise of the Tea Party. Pm Pr. From longer work hours to the election of Donald Trump, our current political crisis is above all about reproduction. Households are where we face our economic realities as social safety nets get cut and wages decline.
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The Bride PriceMinnesota Historical Society Press #ad - Through a trip to thailand, through the birth of another generation, through hard work in the garden, one strong woman seeks reconciliation with another. When mai neng moua decides to get married, wants the groom to follow Hmong custom and pay a bride price, her mother, a widow, which both honors the work the bride's family has done in raising a daughter and offers a promise of love and security from the groom's family.
As she navigates the hmong world of animism, Christianity, and traditional gender roles, she begins to learn what she has not been taught. The couple refuses to participate in the tshoob, on both sides, the traditional Hmong marriage ceremony; many members of their families, stay away from their church wedding.
The Bride Price #ad - Pm Pr. Months later, the families carry out the tshoob without the wedding couple. Used book in Good Condition. Her husband-to-be supports her choice. What happens next is devastating, and it raises questions about the very meaning of being Hmong in America. But even after the bride price has been paid, Mai Neng finds herself outside of Hmong culture and at odds with her mother, not realizing the full meaning of the customs she has rejected.
. Mai neng, who knows the pain this tradition has caused, says no.
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Full of incantations, and witchy wisdom designed protect women and bring down The Man, rituals, enchantments, readers will learn how to . From summoning ancestors to leveraging the Zodiac, these twenty-six alphabetically inspired spells are ready-made recipes for toppling the patriarchy with a dangerously divine, they-never-saw-it-coming power.
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Cut off from his family and his heritage, he turns inward, forced to learn about the world on his own. Used book in Good Condition. In stark, haunting prose, first-time author Peter Razor recalls his early years as a ward of the State of Minnesota. After failed attempts to run away from the orphanage, he is indentured by the state to an abusive, reclusive farm family.
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