Jessica Rapisarda

WRITING PORTFOLIO

Essays

“Another Word for Gone” is forthcoming from phoebe.

“Grief for Girls,” is published in Furious Gravity: Grace & Gravity Volume IX, a collection of work by DC-area women writers

My essay, “Depending on Pain Killers,” about chronic pain and the death of Prince is featured in The Establishment (now on Medium)

My essay about parenthood and identity, “The Woman Formerly Known As” is featured on the cover of the HuffPost parenting section

“How the Open Road Heals Me,” an essay about grief and road trips, is published by Elephant Journal

Poetry

“Taking My Own Life” will be published in the Summer 2021 Edition of Capsule Stories.

“Odalisque” wins The Northern Virginia Review Poetry Prize

“The Point About My Mother” is also published in Volume 32 of The Northern Virginia Review

“Golden Rule” is published in jubilat‘s special issue, Number 30.5

“Anatomy for Medical Students” is featured on The Good Men Project

“In Another Language” appears in Issue 38 of The Potomac Review

 

Humor & Parenting

Watch me give a live reading of my essay “Ground Control to Major Mom” as a cast member in the DC leg of the Listen to Your Mother storyteller series