Creative Nonfiction #66: "Dangerous Creations" is devoted to real-life Frankenstein stories about the intersections of technological innovation and the human condition. Writers consider prenatal surgeries, lifesaving medical interventions, and the limitations of science and medicine, wondering what it means, in the modern era, to be a monster.
Plus, Heather Sellers on writing through dark places; how technology is changing the way we think; Jenny Boully on beginnings and endings; tiny truths; and more.
What's the Story #65 Lee Gutkind
The intersections of these two ways of understanding the world are rarely examined—and when they are, the primary narrative is one of conflict. read more
Edited by Lee Gutkind
Addressing bipolar disorder, OCD, trichotillomania, self-harm, PTSD, and other diagnoses, these original true stories vividly depict the difficulties and sorrows--and sometimes, too, the unexpected and surprising rewards--of living with mental illness. more