Roshni Beeharry, a medical educator and Writing for Wellbeing and Personal Development facilitator, reflects on the multitude of ways creative writing practice contributes to a well-rounded healthcare education. In 2013, I formally explored the
Charlotte Heather explains why chronic illness stories can productively trouble standard ideas about narrative arc and resolution. Lazard wrote that chronic illness ‘experiences are difficult to narrativize: they have no arc’ (Lazard 2013) and
Writer and psychologist Louise Kenward explores the links between illness writing and writing about place, nature and travel. Before I wrote about illness, I wrote about place and travel. I have long wondered if
Zara-Louise Stubbs reflects upon a recent online workshop, which explored the female body as a site of surrealist reclamation through writing prompts and exercises. In May 2022, writer Jennifer Brough ran a workshop for
In the second part of this two-part essay, Professor Phyllis Weliver considers the importance of long haulers’ voices for therapeutic expression, reframing social experience, and providing data for treatment. Read part 1 here.
In this two-part essay, Professor Phyllis Weliver considers the importance of long haulers’ voices for therapeutic expression, reframing social experience, and providing data for treatment. Our eleven-year-old son is athletic, I explained in
Jane McGrail reports back from the April 2022 conference “A Crisis of Caring: The Humanities and Our Health”, where the National Humanities Center of North Carolina facilitated Medical Humanities conversations across an interdisciplinary cohort
Niamh Gordon explores narrative structure, grief and bereavement in Ali Smith’s contemporary novels In 2012, poet and philosopher Denise Riley published a slim essay, ‘Time Lived, Without Its Flow.’ The essay details Riley’s experience
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