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The Poetry Collection is a Place for Disparities, Or Let It Bleed
When I originally compiled my first collection Landscape with Headless Mama, I imagined the book very differently, called it Red Sun Mothers, and divided it into sections based on the experiences of different mother-entities in Mexican/American culture, including the infertile woman (or adoptive mother) and the psychologically-socially unstable mother (La Llorona—Mexican Medea figure). I began […]More
The Next Big Thing: In the Time of Jubilee
What is your working title of your book (or story)? My novel is *IN THE TIME OF JUBILEE* Where did the idea for the book come from? The idea came from Reborns. From Wikipedia: “A reborn doll is a manufactured vinyl doll that has been transformed to resemble a human baby with as much realism […]More
Jennifer Givhan writes because….
Jennifer Givhan writes because….. After great pain, a poem comes. And I’m just a woman with an orange. Read why I write, and then join the project and tell everyone why YOU write! Thanks for reading and sharing, folks. Love, JennMore