Voices

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A Q&A With Memoirist Kathleen Pooler 

Twenty years in the making, Just the Way He Walked, an alcohol recovery memoir chronicles the journeys of two addicts — her son and her own as an enabler. Read...
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The Problem With ‘Daddy Issues’ Isn’t The Women Who Have Them

Controversial opinion: ‘daddy issues’ are just another excuse to treat women horribly. Read...
Camel Crazy author Christina Adams

In Conversation With Camel Crazy Author Christina Adams  

As a mother, journalist, and now an international sleuth, Christina has become an expert on health, autism, and camel milk. Camel Crazy is that story.  Read...
We're not trying to take Christmas away, OK?

3 Things Non-Christians Wish Christians Would Remember During The Holidays

What about the almost 30% of Americans who aren’t Christian? Speaking as a Jew, it can be an awkward time, especially with school concerts, holiday parties, and all the ways Christmas permeates December.

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Shelter In Place: A Q&A With Catherine Kyle

It was a pleasure to chat with Catherine Kyle about Shelter in Placeher book of poems about nature, technology, apathy, and empathy. Set against the backdrop of a dystopian city, the poems examine fear, hope, and resistance as a form of magic. 

Shelter in Place by Catherine Kyle

 

Your title immediately struck me. That phrase—“shelter in place”— creates an immediate reaction in my body. Did you have that title in mind from the outset? 

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How To Be Alone: A Q&A With Lane Moore

Here at Ravishly, we've long been a fan of her writing, so it was a pleasure to chat with her about her book, How to Be Alone.

Lane Moore is best known as an award-winning sex and relationships editor, a comedian, a rock singer, and an actor. But Lane’s story has had its fair share of ups and downs, from teaching herself how to become her own parent, to living as a homeless teenager in her car, to moving to New York City to pursue her dreams. Even as she felt increasingly cut off from others, she looked to her childhood heroines (like Anne of Green Gables) and romantic heroes (like Jim Halpert from The Office) to remain a hopeless romantic, and believe that she could create for herself the family she never had.

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Therapy. Or Something.

Ravishly is thrilled to present an excerpt from Olga Zilberbourg's LIKE WATER AND OTHER STORIES. Read...
Christina Adams (courtesy of the author)

Stop Calling Me Mom 

Year after year, I’ve been erased. I have no name. I’m just Mom. People I don't know and didn't birth or adopt have called me Mom almost every day for 20 years. Read...