We the Mother

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We the Mother reimagines ideas of domestic violence and the ordinary patterns of abuse absorbed into motherhood, especially. The book interrogates the particular, primal assault on motherhood within a courtroom that demolishes and erodes the sanctity of being a mother. My novel explores the life of an abused woman unable to defend herself when under this severe threat. The courtroom’s offer of a screen for women testifying against their abuser is a system that encourages secrecy, silence and shame for the victim, instead of creating new space for these vital stories.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusIn preparation - 2021

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