I am such a private person that as I was writing, if I had allowed myself to think about other people reading my work, I would have had to stop. But now, I just have to put that anxiety aside. And trust that baring my soul on the page is no different from doing so on stage.
By Susan Sechrist
“This is orthogonality at its core—going back to the beginning where new intersections are born, watching what unfolds from those unique moments of coming together, what curve or shape emerges and how those multiple shapes morph together.”
by Shoba Viswanathan
“I never thought I had led a life worthy of memoir. I thought memoir and autobiography were reserved for great lives….”
“We all know what it feels like to feel like something less than what we’re supposed to be.”
“As a schoolteacher, I’m sometimes witness to teens in turmoil and to their resilience.”
by Max LoSardo Fall 2021 is a great season for Bloomers. This month we feature a diverse array of writers making their debuts in memoir, novel, and novella, all coming from different backgrounds and training. This selection shows whether it’d be serving as an activist, managing a healthcare company, or anything in between, living life …
Memory is fluid and complex and difficult to judge. I love the idea of a tapestry of memories about the same event. Somewhere, in the middle of this woven quilt of memories, is the truth. Or many, many truths.