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Lisa Lanser Rose
I'm Trick Dog Trainer, the co-host of the podcast This Animal Life, and the author two books, the memoir, For the Love of a Dog, (Harmony Books), and the novel, Body Sharers (Rutgers University Press). Body Sharers placed among the finalists for the PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award for Best First Novel. Recent honors include finalist for the 2017 Frank McCourt Memoir Prize, winner of the 2016 Briar Cliff Review Nonfiction Award, winner of the 2013 Florida Review Editor’s Award, and a Best American Essays 2015 Notable Essay. I teach creative writing and dog training in Tampa Bay.
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Taking Charge–the Surprise Success of the Sirens
We launched The Gloria Sirens a year ago, partly in response to the VIDA Count. We envisioned a forum for women writers to collaborate, embolden, and inspire. Month after month we watched our […]
To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This
by Mandy Len Catron More than 20 years ago, the psychologist Arthur Aron succeeded in making two strangers fall in love in his laboratory. Last summer, I applied his technique in my own […]
Domestic Partnership Wasn’t Enough–And Now It Doesn’t Have to Be
by Tiffany Razzano in The Guardian When I opened the bathroom door, the first thing I saw were Julie’s pale, artfully crossed ankles, bobbing in the water. She was facedown in the […]
Reports from the Field: On Grief
by Hafizah Geter at VIDA: Women in the Literary Arts Because it’s afternoon. Because the sun is setting. Because I’m followed home at night and to work some mornings. Because I looked upset. […]
A Few Thoughts on Taking Down the Tree
The boxes, stacked in the garage, seem new to me, plastic with clip-lock lids, but we’ve had them for years. They’re dusty and drizzled by Floridian garage-fawna. They don’t look like the […]
Just Because a Man Identifies as a Liberal Feminist, That Doesn’t Mean He Can’t Be Abusive
by Vanessa Blakeslee I spent the first week of October with my father, side-by-side in the Florida condo where I’ve long resided. Pieces to a board game lay scattered throughout the house, the […]
Everything is Broken
by Sharon Kessler —from Rattle #44, Summer 2014 [download audio] Seems like every time you turn around, something else just hit the ground. —Bob Dylan, “Everything Is Broken” I have woven a parachute […]