Kills 99.9% of Germs

Jorie Rao delves skillfully into the aftermath of an assault. The piece explores the tiny sensory details that form whole memories and how those memories can grow into large parts of ourselves. Here, the smell of soap in a bathroom¬†takes Rao’s readers through a...

Held

Take a journey through Kimberly Cunningham’s poetic piece as she shares her arc and offers help and healing to others. Cunningham uses rhythm in the piece to carry readers through her journey from abuse to survival. She offers her discovery of her own power and...

Dad

Sandra Shaw Homer takes us through the complicated years of her childhood with grace and skill. It’s a piece that speaks to the prevalence of sexual violence in domestic, everyday settings, and it also provides a powerful example of the ways in which survivors...