Power, Patriarchy, and Playing with Dolls
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Power, Patriarchy, and Playing with Dolls

The Dollhouse has been called many things – dark, creepy, weird, awesome. I’ve had my images scrubbed from Facebook for “offensive content” (whatever that means, I mean we’re talking women and babies!) I wear this as a badge of honor. The images have recently taken a dystopian turn thanks to this political administration. Play is a … Continue reading

The Dollhouse, A Weekly Column at ROARfeminist.org
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The Dollhouse, A Weekly Column at ROARfeminist.org

I began The Dollhouse to explore my personal history as an adoptee as well as to interrogate the ideas of identity, feminism, and home. When I was a child, I wanted to control the world because, as an adoptee, I felt I had no control. Children play to control the world. Tiny themselves, we create even smaller worlds … Continue reading

Child’s Play: How Creative Play Helped Unlock my Nonfiction Writing
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Child’s Play: How Creative Play Helped Unlock my Nonfiction Writing

Cleaver Magazine published my craft essay about my dollhouse project, creative play, and nonfiction. Also mentioned: Dr. Ruth, The Lonely Doll, Carl Jung, and Thumbelina. “An unintended consequence is that play has allowed me to see in metaphor and to “play out” problematic issues in a safe space, before and during various writing stages. It’s … Continue reading