“Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul.”
Plato, The Republic
This quote begins my essay, The Body Remebers, that will be published in a collection that is released in April, 2009. The collection, Because I Love Her – 34 Women Writers Reflect on the Mother-Daughter Bond, includes essays by Karen Joy Fowler, Joyce Maynard, and Jacquelyn Mitchard, and is edited by Andrea N. Richesin.
How do your children’s passions, such as dance, or your own childhood passions, find their way into your fiction, essays, and art?